Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Sub-regional Workshop on the Protection of Invention in the Pharmaceutical Sector
Description: The primary objective of this workshop is to analyze patent policies that may have an impact on health related policies, namely, patents as rewards to inventors in the pharmaceutical field: patentability of pharmaceutical products; measures to promote access to medicines, i.e.: compulsory licenses, exhaustion of rights and the protection of test data
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Industrial Property
WIPO Sector: Division for Arab Countries
Date From: 14/02/2012 - 15/02/2012
Venue City: Riyadh
Venue/Host Country: Saudi Arabia
Activity held in Language: English , Arabic

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
United Arab Emirates 2
Saudi Arabia 2
Qatar 2
Oman 2
Kuwait 2
Bahrain 2
Total Number of Participants:  12

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO
Gulf Cooperation Council Institution