Tuesday, October 2, 2007

South Centre to organize International Symposium on Examining IP Enforcement from a Development Perspective

The South Centre is organizing an invitation-only International Symposium on IP Enforcement to provide developing country representatives a forum to discuss with North and South stakeholders the policy challenges that developing countries face on IP enforcement and how to integrate development concerns in the international IP enforcement agenda.

Confirmed Speakers include: Prof. Carlos Correa, University of Buenos Aires and Special Advisor, South Centre; Prof. Joshua Sarnoff, American University, Washington; Mr. Roger Kampf, Counsellor, WTO Secretariat; Mr. Pedro Roffe, Senior Fellow, ICTSD; Mr. Fernando PiƩrola, Counsel, Advisory Centre on WTO Law; Mr. Zhao Meisheng, State Intellectual Property Office, China; Mr. Guilherme Patriota, Permanent Mission of Brazil to WTO/WIPO; Mr. CHEN Yusong, Permanent Mission of China to the WTO, Ms. Sangeeta Shashikant, Third World Network. The event will be held on 9 October, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

For more details: http://www.southcentre.org/Events/2007Oct_Int_Symposium_IP_Enforcement.htm

The Event will be covered by the South FACE and the South Centre Digital TV.