Daren Tang – A Selection of Speeches

  • Opening Remarks by the Director General at the Program and Budget Committee (PBC) (June 27, 2022) pdf
  • Opening Remarks to the African Union’s First SME Annual Forum (June 27, 2022) pdf
  • Opening Speech to the Industrial Property Lusophone Conference (June 23, 2022) pdf
  • Opening Speech to the Hydrogen Technologies in Transport Conference (May 17, 2022) pdf
  • Remarks to the VII Ministerial Meeting of Central America and the Dominican Republic (March 23, 2022) pdf
  • Remarks to the Global Soft Power Summit (March 15, 2022) pdf
  • Opening Remarks by the Director General at the Launch of the WIPO Patent Landscape Report on COVID-19 Related Vaccines and Therapeutics (March 10, 2022) pdf
  • Remarks to the International Publishers Association’s InSPIRe Symposium (February 17, 2022)pdf
  • Speech to INPI Conference on Global Challenges Facing IP During Recovery (February 3, 2022)pdf
  • Remarks to the 11th Business of Intellectual Property Asia Forum (December 2, 2021) Remarks to the 11th Business of Intellectual Property Asia Forum (December 2, 2021)
  • Remarks to the Philippines’ First International Copyright Summit (November 26, 2021) Remarks to the Philippines’ First International Copyright Summit (November 26, 2021)
  • Speech at National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) – 70 Years of INPI and 30 Years of INPI Trophies (November 25, 2021)
  • Francis Gurry Lecture - The Future of Intellectual Property and WIPO in a time of crisis and opportunity (October 20, 2021) Francis Gurry Lecture - The Future of Intellectual Property and WIPO in a time of crisis and opportunity (October 20, 2021)
  • Address to WIPO Assemblies (October 4, 2021)
  • Remarks by the Director General on The Role of IP Assets in Strengthening Business Access to Finance: Sharing of the Singapore Country Report (August 26, 2021)Remarks by the Director General on The Role of IP Assets in Strengthening Business Access to Finance: Sharing of the Singapore Country Report (August 26, 2021)
  • Remarks by the Director General at the High-Level Policy Dialogue to Enhance Patent Search and Examination in the Asia-Pacific Region (August 26, 2021)Remarks by the Director General at the High-Level Policy Dialogue to Enhance Patent Search and Examination in the Asia-Pacific Region (August 26, 2021)
  • Opening Remarks by the Director General at the WTO-WHO High Level Dialogue - Expanding COVID-19 vaccine manufacture to promote equitable access (July 21, 2021)
  • Opening Remarks by the Director General at the International Seminar on “Harnessing Public Research for Innovation in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond” (July 20, 2021) Opening Remarks by the Director General at the International Seminar on “Harnessing Public Research for Innovation in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond” (July 20, 2021)
  • Opening Remarks by the Director General at the Program and Budget Committee (PBC) (July 12, 2021) PDF, Opening Remarks by the Director General at the Program of Work and Budget Committee (PBC) (July 12, 2021)
  • Remarks by the Director General to the Program and Budget Committee (PBC) Introducing the Medium Term Strategic Plan 2022-2026 (July 12, 2021) PDF, Remarks by the Director General to the Program of Work and Budget Committee (PBC) Introducing the Medium Term Strategic Plan 2022-2026 (July 12, 2021)
  • Remarks by the Director General to the UN High Level Political Forum Side Event – Marrakesh Treaty Momentum After Five Years (July 7, 2021) PDF, Remarks by the Director General to the UN High Level Political Forum Side Event – Marrakesh Treaty Momentum After Five Years (July 7, 2021)
  • Remarks by the Director General to the World Blindness Summit 2021 (June 28, 2021) PDF, Remarks by the Director General to the World Blindness Summit 2021 (June 28, 2021)
  • WIPO Director General remarks to the “COVID-19 and Vaccine Equity: What Can the WTO Contribute” panel (April 14, 2021) PDF, WIPO Director General remarks to the “COVID-19 and Vaccine Equity: What Can the WTO Contribute” panel (April 14, 2021)
  • Keynote speech at the Intellectual Property and Innovation Researchers Asia Conference (March 24, 2021) PDF, Director General Keynote at Intellectual Property and Innovation Researchers Asia (IPIRA) Conference (March 24, 2021)
  • Opening remarks at the launch of the WIPO Technology Trends 2021 report on assistive technology (March 23, 2021) PDF, Seminar on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources – Opening remarks by the Director General
  • Remarks by the Director General at the High-Level Conference “The Intellectual Property metamorphosis in the Age of Digital Transition” (February 11, 2021), organized by the Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property on the occasion of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union Video
  • Seminar on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources – Opening remarks by the Director General (January 20, 2021) PDF, Seminar on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources – Opening remarks by the Director General
  • Opening remarks at the 60th Ordinary Session of OAPI Administrative Council PDF, Opening remarks at the 60th Ordinary Session of OAPI Administrative Council
  • Remarks by the Director General at the ASIPI XXII Annual Meeting (December 7, 2020) PDF, Remarks by the Director General at the ASIPI XXII Annual Meeting
  • Remarks by the Director General on the occasion of the UNECE Launch of the Sub-Regional Innovation Policy Outlook 2020 (November 25, 2020) PDF, Remarks by WIPO DG Daren Tang to UNECE Launch of the Sub-Regional Innovation Policy Outlook 2020
  • Director General Tang's Keynote Speech: INTA's 2020 Annual Meeting & Leadership Meeting (November 16, 2020) Video
  • Remarks by WIPO Director General Daren Tang to the International Chamber of Commerce IP Commission (November 16, 2020) PDF, Remarks by WIPO DG Daren Tang to the International Chamber of Commerce IP Commission
  • Opening remarks at the Global IP Challenges Forum organized by Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) (Geneva, October 26, 2020)