The WIPO Work Program

Friday October 17, 2003
Centro Cultural de Belem
Praca Do Interio 1400 Lisboa

This is the agenda for an October 17 meeting in Lisbon on the work program of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The event is being organizated by the Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) and Consumers International. People who want to attend this event should contact Ben Wallis or Lalani de Silva.

9.00 - 9.15 Welcome and introduction, James Love, CPTech and Machiel van der Velde, Consumentenbond

9.15 - 10.30 What is WIPO? What does it do, how is it governed?

10.30-10.45 Break

10:45-12.00 Copyright and related rights, Digital Agenda I: How does WIPO balance the interests of creators, users and right-owners?

12.00-13.15 Copyright and related rights, Digital Agenda II: What should WIPO do about new technologies?

13.15-14.15 Lunch

14:15-15:45 WIPO Patent Agenda I: What is WIPO doing to change patent policy, and why is it doing it?

15:45 to 16:00 Break

16:00-17:00 WIPO Patent Agenda II: What are the views of creators and users on the WIPO patents agenda?

17:15-18:00 Roundtable: What should WIPO be doing in this century?

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