WIPO Interactive series of Short Webinar Sessions Developed in Partnership with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)

Join us for an interactive series of short webinar sessions developed in partnership with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) to explore and discuss why having your business protected by intellectual property can be a good idea.

Those two sessions in English will reveal:

•             How filing services can be useful in protecting your rights internationally;

•             How using WIPO’s and CIPO’s portfolio of resources can meet your goals and maximize the value of your intangible assets;

•             How flexible dispute resolution services that can save you time and money; and

•             Why accessing a wealth of intellectual property information through online databases should always be your starting point.

Who is this webinar for?

The webinar will be useful for researchers, companies, lawyers, innovators, technology transfer officers, representatives from universities as well as for other IP specialists and practitioners.

Roving Webinar on WIPO Services and Initiatives – Canadian Series

•             Topic: Trademarks, Industrial Designs, Q&A Session

•             Date: May 27, 2021 Virtual

•             Time: 17.00-18.30 a.m. Geneva Time

Agenda Day 1

Welcome and Introduction

Mr. Daren Tang, Director General, WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland

Mr. Konstantinos Georgaras, Chief Executive Officer (interim), CIPO, Ottawa, Canada

Protecting your Trademarks Internationally

Ms. Debbie Roenning, Director, Madrid Legal Division, Madrid Registry, Brands and Design Sector, WIPO

Ms. Stephanie Golden, Senior Policy Analyst, Trademarks and Industrial Designs Branch, CIPO

Mr. Andy Chow, IP Professional, Smiths IP 

Protecting your Designs Internationally

Mr. Grégoire Bisson, Director, The Hague Registry, Brands and Designs Sector, WIPO

Mr. Maxime Villemaire, Senior Policy Analyst, Trademarks and Industrial Designs Branch, CIPO

Mr. Andy Chow, Smiths IP

Online Registration can be had here

Roving Webinar on WIPO Services and Initiatives – Canadian series

•             Topic: Filing your patent applications with PCT, solving your IP disputes outside the courts, IP databases and other resources, Q&A session

•             Date:  May 28, 2021 Virtual

•             Time: 17:00 – 18:30 Geneva time

Roving Webinar on WIPO Services and Initiatives – online registration is available here

Agenda Day 2:

Welcome and Introduction

Mr. Hasan Kleib, Deputy Director General, WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland

Mr. Doug Milne,  Director General (acting), Corporate Strategies and Services, CIPO, Ottawa, Canada

Protecting your Inventions Internationally

Ms. Christine Bonvallet, Director, PCT International Cooperation Division, Patents and Technology Sector, WIPO

Ms. Tania Nish, Program Manager, Patent Branch, CIPO

Ms. Jenna Wilson, IP Agent, Wilson Rue

Solving Disputes Internationally with the WIPO Alternative Dispute Resolution

Ms. Heike Wollgast, Head, IP Disputes Section, IP Disputes and External Relations Division, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, WIPO

Global Databases for Intellectual Property

Mr. Christophe Mazenc, Director, Global Databases Division, Global Infrastructure Sector, WIPO

WIPO IP Portal: One-stop Shop to WIPO’s Online IP Services

Mr. Grégoire Bisson, Director, The Hague Registry, Brands and Designs Sector, WIPO

Panel Session / Q&A Session

Wrap Up and Closing

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