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Fourth WIPO Regional Consultation Meeting on Technology Transfer

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REGIONAL CONSULTATION MEETING

    WIPO/REG/IP/GE/13/1 PROV.4 ORIGINAL: ENGLISH DATE: OCTOBER 2013

Fourth WIPO Regional Consultation Meeting on Technology Transfer:

    The Development Agenda Project on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer: Common Challenges Building Solutions

organized by

    the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Geneva, November 25 and 26, 2013

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM

prepared by the International Bureau of WIPO

    WIPO/REG/IP/GE/13/1 PROV.4

    page 2

Monday, November 25, 2013

8.30 9.00 Registration

    Room B, WIPO Headquarters, 34 Chemin des Colombettes, 1211 Geneva

9.00 9.30 Opening Ceremony

     Welcome addresses:

     Her Excellency Ms. Patricia O'Brien, Ambassador, Permanent Representative,

    Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations Office and other

    international organizations in Geneva

     Mr. James Pooley, Deputy Director General, Innovation and Technology

    Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

     Dr. Ali Jazairy, Senior Counsellor, PCT International Cooperation Division,

    Innovation and Technology Sector, WIPO, Geneva

9.30 9.45 Coffee Break

THEME I: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND WIPO’S DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

    Topic 1 The Development Agenda Thematic Project on 9.45 10.15

    Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer:

    Common Challenges Building Solutions (Recs. 19,

    25, 26 and 28)

    Speaker: Dr. Ali Jazairy, Senior Counsellor, PCT

    International Cooperation Division, Innovation

    and Technology Sector, WIPO

    Topic 2 From United Nations Conference on Trade and 10.15 10.45

    Development (UNCTAD)’s Code of Conduct to

    the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s Trade-Related

    Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)

    Agreement: Global Efforts for Technology Transfer

     Speaker: Mr. Ahmed Abdel Latif, Senior Programme

    Manager, International Centre for Trade and

    Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Geneva,

    Switzerland

    Topic 3 New Trends in International Technology Transfer and 10.45 11.30

    WIPO’s Efforts for the Promotion of Innovation and

    Technology Transfer

     Speaker: Dr. Ali Jazairy

     11.30 13.30 Lunch Break

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    THEME II: BEST PRACTICES AND CASE STUDIES OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

    IN THE DEVELOPED COUNTRIES’ REGION (ROOM A)

    Topic 4 The Innovation Ecosystem in Switzerland 13.30 14.00

     Speaker: Mr. Walter Steinlin, President, Commission

    for Technology and Innovation (CTI),

    Federal Department of Economic Affairs,

    Bern, Switzerland

    Topic 5 International Technology Transfer in Spain 14.00 14.30

     Speaker: Mrs. Maria Luisa Delgado Medina, Deputy

    Director General of Technology Transfer,

    Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness,

    Madrid, Spain

    Topic 6 Driving Greater Economic Benefit for Ireland through IP 14.30 15.00

    Commercialization

     Speaker: Dr. Alison Campbell, Director, Central

    Technology Transfer Office, Dublin, Ireland

    Topic 7 Innovation and Technology Transfer in 15.00 15.30

    the United Kingdom

     Speaker: Mr. Ron Marchant, Former Head of the

    United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office,

    Pontypool, South Wales, United Kingdom

15.30 15.45 Coffee Break

    Topic 8 International Technology Transfer and 15.45 16.15

    the United States’ Experience

     Speaker: Mr. Brian Kacedon, Partner, Finnegan,

    Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP,

    Washington, DC, United States of America

    Topic 9 International Technology Transfer in Japan: 16.15 16.45

    Case Studies from Honda

     Speaker: Mr. Yuichiro Kawamura, General Manager,

    IP Division, Honda, Los Angeles, CA,

    United States of America

    Topic 10 Success Stories of Technology Transfer in Australia 16.45 17.15

     Speaker: Mrs. Jan Bingley, General Manager for

    Intellectual Property, Commonwealth

    Scientific and Industrial Research

    Organisation (CSIRO), North Ryde, Australia

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    Topic 11 National Experiences and Technology Transfer 17.15 18.30

    Systems in the Developed Countries’ Economies

    (Presentations of Participating Countries):

    Presentations of SWOT Matrices for Individual

    Countries

     Moderator: Dr. Alison Campbell

     Reporter: Mr. Victor Vazquez Lopez, Head,

    Section for Coordination of Developed

    Countries, Department for Transition and

    Developed Countries, WIPO

    18.30 End of Session

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 (Room B)

    Topic 12 Review of SWOT Matrices and Summary of Best 9.00 9.30

    Practices for International Technology Transfer in the

    Developed Countries’ Region

     Speaker: Mr. Ron Marchant

    Topic 13 Introduction to the WIPO Technology Transfer Tools 9.30 10.00

     Speakers: Mr. Victor Vazquez Lopez and

     Mr. Ryszard Frelek, Assistant Program

     Officer, Department for Transition and

     Developed Countries, WIPO

10.00 10.15 Coffee Break

THEME III: TOOLS AND PLATFORMS FOR EFFECTIVE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

    AND DIFFUSION

    Topic 14 Enabling International Technology Transfer: Applying 10.15 11.00

    Knowledge in Development

     Speaker: Mr. Brian Kacedon, Partner, Finnegan,

    Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP,

    Washington, DC, United States of America

    Roundtable 1 Technology Transfer Common Challenges 11.00 12.30

     Moderator: Mr. Brian Kacedon

     Panelists: Mr. Ahmed Abdel Latif

    Mr. Walter Steinlin

    Mrs. Maria Luisa Delgado Medina

    Dr. Alison Campbell

    Mr. Ron Marchant

    Mr. Yuichiro Kawamura

    Mrs. Jan Bingley

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     Reporter: Dr. Ali Jazairy

    12.30 14.00 Lunch Break

    Roundtable 2 Building Solutions: Intellectual Property-Related 14.00 16.30

    Mechanisms and Initiatives for Promoting Technology

    Transfer in the Developed Countries’ Region

     Moderator: Mr. Ahmed Abdel Latif

     Panelists: Mr. Walter Steinlin

    Mr. Brian Kacedon

    Mrs. Maria Luisa Delgado Medina

    Dr. Alison Campbell

    Mr. Ron Marchant

    Mr. Yuichiro Kawamura

    Mrs. Jan Bingley

     Reporter: Mr. Victor Vazquez Lopez

16.30 16.45 Coffee Break

    Roundtable 3 Regional Consultation Recommendations for the 16.45 17.30

     Developed Countries’ Region

     Moderator: Dr. Alison Campbell

     Panelists: Mr. Ahmed Abdel Latif

    Mr. Walter Steinlin

    Mr. Brian Kacedon

    Mrs. Maria Luisa Delgado Medina

    Mr. Ron Marchant

    Mr. Yuichiro Kawamura

    Mrs. Jan Bingley

     Reporter: Dr. Ali Jazairy

    Evaluation and Closing Ceremony 17.30 18.00

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