Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: WIPO/CIPC Regional Colloquium on Building Respect for IP for Members of the Judiciary of the Common Law Countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Description: The WIPO Strategic Goal VI-driven objectives of the proposed workshop are:
 to discuss the scope and impact of counterfeiting and piracy in the region;
 to examine evidentiary and procedural requirements in civil proceedings; interim measures; the environmentally-sensitive disposal of infringing goods;
 to discuss the policy basis for criminal sanctions
and proportionality in sentencing;
 to review topical issues; case-law developments, including online IP infringements;
 to exchange experience and information, including perspectives from Japan; and
 to emphasize the need for public awareness.
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Regional Bureau for Africa
Date From: 29/10/2014 - 30/10/2014
Venue City: Pretoria
Venue/Host Country: South Africa
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Botswana 2
Lesotho 2
Malawi 2
Mauritius 1
Seychelles 2
Swaziland 2
United Republic of Tanzania 2
Zambia 2
Zimbabwe 2
Total Number of Participants:  17