Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: IV Regional Conference on Strategic Planning and Awareness on Industrial Property
Description: The objective of the Conference is to provide participants with updated information, practical training and useful tools in the field of strategic planning, human resources policies and management of quality. Likewise, this activity would provide a good opportunity to modernize IP administrations and to develop an important sense of service-oriented management among responsibles of administration in IP Offices from Latin American countries. This activity aims also at promoting and exchange experiences, among them on the latest developments in quality management of intellectual property rights. It is also expected to move forward with a practical exercise on creating and implementing a value-added customer oriented service in an IP Office. In this sense, it is foreseen an expert on public management to guide participants in the implementation, development and management of an Outreach and Public Awareness Center.
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Traditional Knowledge and Genetic Resources
WIPO Sector: Division for Latin America and the Caribbean
Date From: 07/10/2013 - 10/10/2013
Venue City: Cartagena De Indias
Venue/Host Country: Colombia
Activity held in Language: Spanish

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Argentina 1
Bolivia 1
Brazil 1
Chile 1
Colombia 2
Costa Rica 1
Cuba 1
Dominican Republic 1
Ecuador 1
El Salvador 1
Guatemala 1
Honduras 1
Mexico 1
Nicaragua 1
Panama 1
Paraguay 1
Peru 1
Uruguay 1
Venezuela 1
Total Number of Participants:  20

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
FIT Spain Institution
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional Para El Desarrollo Institution
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office Institution
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO