Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: International Conference on Building Respect for Intellectual Property - Stimulating Innovation and Creativity
Description: The objective of the Conference is to provide a high-level forum for dialogue on respect for IP among international policy makers and strategy developers. The Conference will aim to: share experiences in the realization of economic growth, scientific advancement and cultural flourishing through the development of a balanced and effective IP system; reaffirm shared commitment to build respect for IP, by exchanging information on enhancing public awareness about the importance of respecting IP; and reinforce WIPO’s leadership role in the multilateral discussions about respect for IP.
Additionally, the Conference will implement the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between WIPO and SMPG, the purpose of which is inter alia to build respect for IP (Article 1). The MoU also provides that WIPO “will [...] periodically organiz[e] activities including the Shanghai International IP Forum IP related seminars” (Article 2(6) and calls for strengthened cooperation in the field of IP law enforcement (Article 2(10)).
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC)
Date From: 17/11/2016 - 18/11/2016
Venue City: Shanghai
Venue/Host Country: China
Activity held in Language: Chinese , English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Algeria 1
Bangladesh 1
Cameroon 1
Cuba 1
Dominican Republic 1
Egypt 1
Jordan 1
Kazakhstan 1
Kenya 1
Lithuania 1
Nigeria 1
Pakistan 1
Paraguay 1
Poland 1
South Africa 1
Tajikistan 1
Thailand 1
Turkmenistan 1
Viet Nam 1
Yemen 1
Montenegro 1
Total Number of Participants:  21