Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Participation of an Expert during the International Symposium of Geographic Indications
Description: The UFMA is now coordinating the IP Network for the Northeastern Region and, in this context, has been significantly active in promoting discussions on the relevance of IP to innovation strategies and to economic development. The Brazilian Northeast is particularly strong in agriculture as well as in the production of several goods with particular roots in traditional culture expressions. Geographical Indications have been a mechanism of protection which has received a special attention from public institutions and from business in the Region.
Category: Meeting
Type: Symposium
IP Subject Area: Geographical Indications
WIPO Sector: Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
Date From: 21/11/2011 - 23/11/2011
Venue City: Sao Paulo
Venue/Host Country: Brazil
Activity held in Language: Portuguese

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Total Number of Participants:  0

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO
Universidade Federal Do Maranhao Institution