Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: International Conference on the Protection of Geographical Indications
Description: In his letter of June 6, 2013 (Ref. No. 01-07/026) (copy attached), Mr. Irakli Ghvaladze, Chairman, National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (Sakpatenti), requested WIPO to organize, in cooperation with Sakpatenti, an International Conference on the Protection of Geographical Indications, in Tbilisi, from October 3 to 4, 2013. The objective of the Conference would be to emphasize the importance of intellectual property in economic development, highlight the competitive advantage of the products protected via Geographical Indications (GIs) and exchange experience in the field of legal protection of GIs and Appellations of Origin (AOs).
Category: Meeting
Type: Meeting (General)
IP Subject Area: Geographical Indications
WIPO Sector: Section for Caucasian, Central Asian and Eastern European Countries
Date From: 03/10/2013 - 04/10/2013
Venue City: Tbilisi
Venue/Host Country: Georgia
Activity held in Language: English , Russian

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Georgia 50
Kazakhstan 1
Republic of Moldova 1
Russian Federation 1
Ukraine 1
Total Number of Participants:  54

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Sakpatenti Institution
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO