WIPO Symposium on Trade Secrets and Innovation

The Symposium will provide a forum for exchanging ideas and perspectives on issues relating to the interface between trade secrets and innovation. It will explore new challenges and opportunities for both technological and service innovation sectors, and potential impacts of emerging technologies on the integration of trade secrets in the modern innovation ecosystem.

The Symposium will bring together panelists from across the globe to share their insights in the aspects related to policy, law, economics and businesses.

November 25 and 26, 2019

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

How to register

Deadline for registration: November 8, 2019

Member states and observers

The Symposium is open to all WIPO member states and accredited IGOs and NGOs.

Register online

Other participants

Intellectual property professionals, academics, students and other interested circles, whose scope of activity relates to the subject of the Symposium, may also attend. Please complete the Expression of Interest form and send it to us. WIPO will contact you to confirm your registration.

Expression of interest

Practical information

Working languages

The working languages will be English, French and Spanish with simultaneous interpretation.

Entry visa

Foreign participants requiring an entry visa for Switzerland are responsible for taking the necessary steps to obtain a visa in time.