The workshop’s objective was to examine in depth evidence regarding the
relation between intellectual property rights and the transfer of
technology. Speakers and participants included a range of experts from
both developed and developing countries.
The subjects discussed
was: overview of the issues and evidence
concerning intellectual property rights and transfer of technology;
concepts and evidence; case studies; competition policy instruments,
intellectual property rights and transfer of technology
Speakers included: Prof. Keith Maskus, Colorado University; Prof.
François Dessemontet, University of Lausanne; Mr. Pedro Roffe, ICTSD;
Dr. Beata Smarzynska, World Bank; Dr. Ashish Arora, Carnegie Mellon
University; Mr. Thierry Sueur, Air Liquide, France; Dr. Maripaz Perez,
Department of Science and Technology, Philippines; Dr. David Okongwu,
NOTAP, Nigeria; Mr. Rodrigo Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Prof. Josef
Drexl, University of Munich, Director, Max Planck Institute, Munich;
Prof. Fred Abbott, Florida State University, College of Law; Mr. Joseph
Seon Hur, Korea Fair Trade Commission.
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