pages on this colloquium
This colloquium is the second held by the two organizations. The
main objective of the colloquium is to update university teachers of
intellectual property in developing countries on the activities and
instruments of the WIPO and the WTO and to provide a forum for exchange
of information and ideas between them and the two secretariats on these
matters. The emphasis would be on recent developments and on policy
issues under debate in the two organizations. The colloquium would also
be an opportunity to exchange views on teaching methodologies and
outsourcing of technical cooperation.
This event is part of the programmes of the two organizations aimed at
enhancing the capacity of universities in developing countries and in
countries with economies in transition to develop national experts and
to offer advice to governments on matters dealt with by the WIPO and
The working language will be English. Only 20 places are available for
A copy of the
2004 programme for the two-week colloquium for teachers of
intellectual property law and the
list of the 2004 participants is
Please note that the deadline for applications has expired, we are no
longer accepting applications.
WIPO and WTO acknowledge with appreciation the
large response to their
invitation for participation in the Colloquium to be held in Geneva,
Switzerland, from June 27 to July 8, 2005.
Successful candidates have been notified directly.
Unfortunately, on this occasion it will not be possible to respond to
each participant that was not selected. We however, take this
opportunity to thank each of you for the interest shown in this
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