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 objective of the Program is to contribute to intellectual property (IP) institution building in LDCs for economic growth and development. The Program promotes familiarity with the legislation, enforcement, administration and management aspects of intellectual property, from a national, regional and an international perspective. Emphasis will be given on the role of intellectual property in national economic development such as the importance of patent information for technological capacity building, design protection, the contribution of collective management societies in wealth creation and the impact of piracy and counterfeiting of protected works.
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Least-Developed Countries
Date From: 24/04/2016 - 13/05/2016
Venue City: Stockholm
Venue/Host Country: Sweden
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Zambia 2
United Republic of Tanzania 2
Uganda 1
Sudan 2
Rwanda 2
Nepal 2
Myanmar 2
Mozambique 2
Malawi 2
Lao People''s Democratic Republic 2
Ethiopia 2
Cambodia 2
Bhutan 2
Bangladesh 2
Total Number of Participants:  27

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Swedish Patent and Registration Office Member State / IP Office