Join the WIPO Global Awards Online Roundtable on July 19th on Challenges of the IP System for SMEs

July 15, 2022

On the occasion of the 63rd Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) The Director General is pleased to invite you to the Global Awards Roundtable on the “Challenges of the IP System for SMEs”.

This hybrid event, which will take place on July 19th during WIPO’s Assemblies of Member States, will take stock on the role that the IP system plays in providing incentives to innovative and creative SMEs for translating great ideas in profitable business. Following the ceremony of Global Awards, the Director General of WIPO will meet and discuss with the members of the International Jury on the challenges of the IP system for SMES taking advantage of the diverse and outstanding professional and business experience of the jurors-panelist coming from all regions of the world.

Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Time: 2:00 pm –  3:00 pm CEST (Geneva time)

Location: WIPO Headquarters-Terrace

Streaming Link:

Interpretation available: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish


  • WIPO Director General


  • Julius Akinyemi, Founder and CEO of UWINCorp Inc. (Nigeria)
  • Amin Badr-El Din, Founder and CEO of BADR Investements (Jordan)
  • Louis Foreman, Chief Executive Officer “Enventys Partners”. (USA)
  • Ms. Karoli Hindriks, Founder and CEO of Jobbatical (Estonia)