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WIPO/ESCAP/UNEP Workshop on the Environmentally Safe Disposal
of IP Infringing Goods: "Exploring the interplay between trade in
IP infringing goods, development and environmental sustainability
in the context of the ASEAN economic community"

21-22 November 2013
Bangkok, Thailand
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
To guide the relevant government officials of ASEAN member States on utilizing the appropriate policy measures with regard to safe disposal of counterfeit goods based on the international norms and available research, and share experiences within the region with a view to improving the subregional norms and assisting ASEAN in establishing harmonized rules and norms concerning counterfeit goods.

Topic 1: Strategic Goal VI of WIPO: Building Respect for Intellectual Property (IP)
Louise van Greunen, Director, Building Respect for IP Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

Topic 3:

  1. Cross Border Movement of IP Infringing goods in the Asian Region

  2. IPR Capacity Building in Asia Pacific Region - Disposal of Goods from the Customs Perspective in the Asian Region
    James Wong Kai Wah, Program Manager (SEA), World Customs Organization (WCO), Asia Pacific Regional Office for Capacity Building (ROCB A/P), Thailand
Topic 4:
  1. Normative Environment Framework for the Disposal of IP-infringing Goods - Concept and Strategy
    Mushtaq Memon, Programme Officer, International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Osaka
  2. Current Practice of Disposal of IP-infringing Goods in Korea - Focus on K-eco’s Confiscated Goods Recycling System
    Hye-Young Han, Manager, Environment Statistics Team, Korea Environment Corporation (KEC), Republic of Korea
    Experiences of Japan on the disposal of IP-infringing goods
    Hiroyuki Shimagaki, IPR Specialist, IPR National Center, Japan Customs
  3. Key recommendations from the 2012 Workshop
    Kakuko Nagatani-Yoshida, Compliance Assistance Programme, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Thailand
Topic 5: Disposal Orders in terms of Part III of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Eun-Joo Min, Building Respect for IP Division, WIPO

Topic 6: Comparative Scope of the Problem and Methodologies used for Destruction in the Asia Pacific Region
David Blakemore, Executive Director, Asia-Pacific Secretariat, Christchurch

Topic 8: Topic 9: Topic 10: Disposal of Pirated and Conterfeit Goods - The Philippine Experience
Ricardo R. Blancaflor, Director General, Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

Country reports

Brunei Darussalam [1 | 2]
Philippines 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5]
List of participants
Ms. Mia Mikic
Trade Policy and Analysis Section
Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP
Email: [email protected]

Last updated: 12 December 2013

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