Symposium on Intellectual Property and Competition Policy, Geneva, May 11, 2010


Tuesday, May 11,  2010

Time Session
09.30 – 09.45 Welcome and Introduction
Christian Wichard, Deputy Director General, Global Issues Sector
09.45 – 10.15

International Perspective:
Speaker: Nuno Carvalho, Manager of the WIPO Project on IP and Competition Policy, WIPO pdf

10.15 – 10.45

International Perspective:
Speaker: Robert Anderson, Counsellor, Intellectual Property Division, World Trade Organization (WTO), Genevapdf

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee Break
11.15 – 11.45 International Perspective:
Speaker:  Kiyoshi Adachi, Legal Officer, Division on Investment and Enterprise; Ulla Schwager, Associate Expert, Division of International Trade and Commodities, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Genevapdf
11.45 – 12.15 International Perspective:
Speaker: Jeremy West, Senior Expert in Competition Law, Competition Division, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris pdf
12.15 – 13.00 Discussion
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 – 15.00 Competition Authority Perspective:
Speaker:  Frances Marshall, Special Counsel for Intellectual Property, Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice, Washington D.C.
15.00 – 15.30

Competition Authority Perspective:
Speaker: Per Hellstrom, Head of Unit, Antitrust: IT, Internet and Consumer Electronics Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission, Brussels pdf

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 – 16.30 Competition Authority Perspective:
Speaker:  Shri P. N. Parashar, Member, Competition Commission of India, New Delhi
16.30 – 17.00 Discussion