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Introduction tom pengelly director iprta forum forum mexico 08 mexico city 9 july 2008

  • Introduction

  • Tom Pengelly, Director IPRTA Forum

  • Forum Mexico 08, Mexico City, 9 July 2008


What is the iprta forum

What is the IPRTA Forum?

  • Global initiative launched in March 2004 Start-up funding provided by UK Department for International Development (DFID)

  • Forum aims to bring together key stakeholders to improve relevance and quality of IPR technical assistance and capacity building and mainstream within development co-operation

  • Activities include workshops, website, virtual network, issue papers, case studies, toolkits and pilot projects

  • IPRTA Forum virtual network hosted by Saana Consulting in London, UK with bi-annual conferences


Objectives of the iprta forum

Objectives of the IPRTA Forum

  • Deepen constructive dialogue on stategic IPRTA issues between a diverse range of developing countries, donors, international organisations and NGOs in an informal environment

  • Share information on new and existing initiatives related to IPRTA and capacity building in developing countries, and build partnerships among and between key stakeholders

  • Map out and implement a strategic framework for evolving and mainstreaming IPRTA in development co-operation over the medium term

  • Catlyse concrete actions and follow-up by stakholders through pilot projects, toolkits and knowledge network


The iprta forum s logic

The IPRTA Forum’s logic

A bridge between mainstream development co-operation and IPRTA programmes & stakeholders…

IPRTA

projects

&

actors

Mainstream IP into

development

strategies and

co-operation

IPRTA Forum

Learning from the past and helping to shape the future of IPRTA for developing countries by sharing knowledge and catalyzing actions

Actions by Forum members

help improve relevance,

quality, effectiveness and

sustainability of IPRTA

Knowledge

sharing &

networking

IPRTA Forum


Iprta forum participants so far

IPRTA Forum participants so far…

IPRTA Donors

Developing

Countries

IGOs & NGOs

  • WIPO

  • EPO

  • UNCTAD

  • EC

  • USA

  • Japan

  • UK

  • Switzerland

  • Sweden

  • India

  • China

  • Philippines

  • Thailand

  • Vietnam

  • Indonesia

  • Egypt

  • Morocco

  • Ghana

  • Sierra Leone

  • Zambia

  • Jamaica

  • WTO

  • WHO

  • OAS

  • South Centre

  • ICTSD Geneva

  • QUNO

  • Andean

  • Community Sec

  • Queen Mary

  • Institute of IP


New members since forum bangkok 2006

New members since Forum Bangkok 2006

Developing

Countries

IPRTA Donors

IGOs & NGOs

  • Argentina

  • Azerbaidjan

  • Brazil

  • Cambodia

  • Ethiopia

  • Mexico

  • Singapore

  • Uganda

  • Denmark

  • Poland

  • OHIM

  • CVPO

  • Light Years IP

  • Max Plank Institute

  • CARICOM RNM

  • UWI

  • Regulatory Council

  • Of Tequila

  • Monterrey University

  • of Technology

A key aim is to expand participation by all groups of stakeholders


The medium term strategic framework

The Medium Term Strategic Framework

  • A common framework of priority workstreams to guide action by all stakeholders, developed at IPRTA Forum Conference 2006

  • Workstream 1: Develop the IPRTA Forum as a open, inclusive global network and knowledge hub for key stakeholders on IPRTA and capacity building in developing countries

  • Workstream 2: Build the capacity of developing countries to develop and lead broad-based national strategies over the medium term to support IP reforms and capacity building for development

  • Workstream 3: Address the special needs and challenges of LDCs and responding to WTO TRIPS Council Decision of November 2005


Iprta forum activities

IPRTA Forum activities

  • Stakeholder workshops and conferences

    • London, September 2004; Bangkok, Decmber 2006; Mexico July 2008; Cairo, 2010 ?

  • Issue papers and country case studies

    • 20+ papers and presentations on IPRTA topics from independent experts, developing countries, donors & NGOs

  • Toolkits & pilot projects

    • Needs assessment toolkits

    • Pilot project for LDCs and TRIPS technical assistance

  • IPRTA Forum e-network and website

    • Ongoing knowledge sharing and co-operation

    • Facelift for www.iprtaforum.org


Introduction tom pengelly director iprta forum forum mexico 08 mexico city 9 july 2008

  • Agenda for Forum Mexico 08

  • Tom Pengelly, Director IPRTA Forum

  • Forum Mexico 08, Mexico City, 9 July 2008


Overview of 3 day agenda

Overview of 3 Day Agenda

  • Getting started – welcome and introductions for new members

  • ”Tour of the IPRTA Horizon” and review of developments since Forum Bangkok 06

  • 6 Specialist Topic Panels

  • Break-out Groups To Strategize Concrete and Practical Follow Up from this meeting over next 18-24 months

  • Stay in touch and interact with the Forum’s e-network on www.iprtaforum.org

  • Wrap Up, Thanks and Closing remarks


The chatham house rule

The Chatham House Rule

  • ”When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed”


Introduction tom pengelly director iprta forum forum mexico 08 mexico city 9 july 2008

  • Setting the scene for Panel 1

  • Tom Pengelly, Director IPRTA Forum

  • Forum Mexico 08, Mexico City, 9 July 2008


Overview of the global context for iprta

Overview of the global context for IPRTA

WIPO

Development Agenda discussions & proposals on IPRTA

WTO TRIPS Council

(IPRTA notifications & LDC needs assements)

Reflections on IPRTA 2004 & IPRTA Forum 2006

Evolving and

mainstreaming IPRTA &

capacity building in

development

co-operation

International NGO initiatives (PIIPA, South Centre etc)

Bilateral & Regional FTAs & IPTRA programmes

Aid for Trade agenda & Integrated Framework for LDCs

ICTSD-UNCATD Project and Bellagio Dialogues

OECD-DAC Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness


Strategic issues for iprta going forward

Ensuring ownership and leadership by developing countries

Strategic issues for IPRTA going forward

Addressing the IP for development agenda & special needs & of LDCs

Key message & cross cutting theme

Evolving and

mainstreaming IPRTA &

capacity building in

development

co-operation

Ensuring greater sustainability of IPRTA interventions

Long-term broad based

versus

short-term narrow approaches

  • Monitoring results & evaluating impacts

Improving

co-ordination, information sharing


And now lets get started so over to mart and panel 1

And now……lets get started so over to Mart and Panel #1 !


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