Unlocking IP-backed Financing: Country Perspectives

Side Event WIPO Assemblies

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Thursday, July 21, 2022, from 5:15 to 6:00 pm CET

To enhance access to finance on the strength of IP, governments and commercial concerns alike are experimenting with a range of initiatives and offerings. WIPO launched a new report series on Unlocking IP-Backed Financing, Country Perspectives to better track and learn from their experiences. This side event will highlight preliminary findings of the project.

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Welcome Remarks - Marco Alemán, Assistant Director General, IP Innovation and Ecosystems Sector (IIES), WIPO

Introduction to the Country Reports Project - Guy Pessach, Director, IP for Business Division (IPBD), IIES, WIPO

Panel Discussion moderated by
Allison Mages, Head, IP Commercialization Section, IP for Business Division (IPBD), IIES, WIPO

  • Lilyclaire Bellamy, Executive Director, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office
  • Koji Tauchi, Director, Multilateral Policy Office, International Policy Division, Policy Planning and Coordination Department, Japan Patent Office
  • Bernard Ong, Group Director, Policy and Engagement Cluster, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore
  • Hansueli Stamm, Chief Economist, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
  • Adam Williams, Director of International Policy, UK Intellectual Property Office

Interventions from Member States


For more information on the project, visit WIPO Report Series on Unlocking IP-backed finance.

On-site registration

July 21, 2022, 5.15 p.m. – 6.00 p.m. Geneva time (CET)

WIPO Conference Hall, WIPO Headquarters, Geneva


Online participation

Follow the live webcast, or use video-on-demand of previous meetings to search by agenda item or speaker.