Daren Tang – A Selection of Speeches

IP general and other issues

  • 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)

WIPO Intergovernmental Committees

  • Opening remarks at the Working Group on the Legal Development of the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs (Geneva, December 14, 2020) PDF, Opening remarks at the Working Group on the Legal Development of the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
  • Opening remarks at the Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) (Geneva, December 7, 2020) PDF, Opening remarks SCP/32
  • Opening remarks at the Committee on WIPO Standards (CWS) (Geneva, November 30, 2020) PDF, Opening remarks SCT/43
  • Opening remarks at the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (Geneva, November 23, 2020)PDF, Opening remarks SCT/43
  • Opening remarks at the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) (Geneva, November 16, 2020) PDF, Opening remarks SCCR/40
  • Opening remarks at the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) (Geneva, November 9, 2020) PDF, Opening remarks CDIP/25
  • Introduction of the Director General's Report on the Implementation of the Development Agenda (Geneva, November 9, 2020) PDF, Introduction of the DG Report on the implementation of the Development Agenda
  • Opening remarks at the Working Group on the Development of the Lisbon System (Geneva, November 2, 2020) PDF, Opening remarks Lisbon Working Group - third session