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WTO-ESCAP-IIUM Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property,
Public Health and Environment Policy for Asian and Pacific Region

Date
10-12 July 2012
Venue
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organizers
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
World Trade Organization
International Islamic University of Malaysia
Objective
The Workshop addresses a number of important public policy issues in the field of intellectual property relevant to the work in the WTO and other forums, including IP and Public Health, and IP and the Environment i.e. access to pharmaceutical products, access to genetic resources and protection of traditional knowledge, and IP and climate change. The aim is to provide updated information and an opportunity for an exchange of views among countries of the region in order to facilitate the effective participation of participants in the policy areas under active consideration in several international forums, including the WTO, WHO, and WIPO. With regard to IP and public health, the Workshop will support participating countries in the implementation and use of the TRIPS provisions and flexibilities.
Documentation
Presentations:

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Intellectual Property and Health and Environment Policy in Developing Economies – Setting the Policy Context
Thu-Lang Tran Wasescha, WTO

IP and Health and Environment Policy in Developing Countries – Setting the Policy Context
Philippe Baechtold, WIPO

IP and Health in Developing Economies: Setting the Policy Context
Socorro Escalante, WHO

Intellectual Property and Health and Environment Policy in Developing Economies - Setting the Policy Context
V. Lakshmikumaran, AIPPI

WTO-ESCAP-IIUM Regional Workshop on IP and Public Health and Environment Policy for Asian and Pacific Region
Xiaoping Wu, WTO

Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health Innovations and Intellectual Property
Socorro Escalante

TRIPS and Access to Medicines
Socorro Escalante

Intellectual Property and Public Health - International Framework and Recent Developments in WIPO: SCP and CDIP
Philippe Baechtold

IP and public health.The regional perspective
Ida Madieha bt. Abdul Ghani Azmi, IIUM

Intellectual Property and Public Health: Regional Perspectives
V. Lakshmikumaran, AIPPI

Intellectual Property and Public Health Cambodian Perspective
Suon Vichea, Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Compliance Issues in the Context of Public Health
Thu-Lang Tran Wasescha

Compliance Issues on TRIPS: Public Health Perspective
WHO

Compliance Issues in the Context of Public Health: Practical Perspectives; The Malaysia Perspective
Unny Sankar Ravi Sankar, Ministry of Health, Malaysia

The Ouline of ACTA and Implementation in Korea
Su Lim Baek, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Trade, Repubic of Korea

Review of Article 27.3(b), the Relationship between the TRIPS Agreement and Convention on Biological Diversity and Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Folklore
Xiaoping Wu

Biodiversity/Traditional Knowledge: Practical & Regional Experiences
V. Lakshmikumaran,

Intellectual Property Protection of Traditional Knowledge: The Malaysian Experience
Lim Heng Gee, IUTM

National Database on GRTKTCE: The Need to Protect Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge
Ajeng Widianty, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia

Thursday, 12 July 2012

Intellectual Property and Climate Change: Financial Challenges to Innovation
Sufian Jusoh, WTI

Documentation
Programme
Information note for participants
List of participants
Contact
Ms. Mia Mikic
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Policy Section
Trade and Investment Division, ESCAP
Email: mikic@un.org

Last updated: 13 September 2012
 

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