Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Joint WIPO-Sida Training and Advisory Program on Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Economy for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
Description: The main objective of the Program is to provide a comprehensive training on Intellectual Property for senior officials from LDCs, for economic growth and development and to promote familiarity with the legislation, enforcement, administration and management aspects of intellectual property, both from a national and an international perspective. The role of intellectual property in national economic development such as the importance of patent information, the contribution of collective management society for wealth creation and the impact of piracy and counterfeiting of protected works will be discussed.
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Industrial Property
WIPO Sector: Division for Least Developed Countries
Date From: 10/11/2013 - 29/11/2013
Venue City: Stockholm
Venue/Host Country: Sweden
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Zambia 2
Uganda 2
Sudan 2
Sierra Leone 1
Rwanda 1
Nepal 2
Myanmar 1
Mozambique 1
Malawi 1
Liberia 1
Lao People''s Democratic Republic 1
Ethiopia 2
Cambodia 2
Burundi 1
Bhutan 1
Bangladesh 2
Total Number of Participants:  23

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO
Swedish Patent and Registration Office Member State / IP Office
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency Institution