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Report of the Inter-Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of Traditional Medicine (Bangkok, Thailand, 6-8 December 2000)
(2001; 52 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgements
Open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. The role of intellectual property rights in the context of traditional medicine
View the document3. Globalization, the TRIPS Agreement and access to essential drugs
View the document4. Intellectual property rights
View the document5. Systems and national experience for protecting traditional knowledge, innovations and practices
Open this folder and view contents6. Problems and gaps in traditional medicine in relation to modern patent laws
View the document7. Group discussion on existing problems and gaps for the protection of traditional medicine knowledge
Open this folder and view contents8. Presentations on national patent law: means, experiences and proposals
View the document9. Recommendations
View the documentAnnex I. Message to the Workshop from Dr Uton Muchtar Rafei, Regional Director WHO South-East Asia Region
View the documentAnnex II. Welcome address from Dr Mongkol Na Songkhla, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
View the documentAnnex III. Workshop Agenda
View the documentAnnex IV. List of Participants
 

Annex III. Workshop Agenda

Inter-Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of Traditional Medicine, Bangkok, 6-8 December, 2000

06 December 2000, Wednesday

   

0800-0900

Registration

   

0900-1000

Welcome address from the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Message from the Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Regional Office and Opening of Workshop by WR Thailand
Message from UNCTAD
Message from WIPO
Group photograph

   

1000-1030

Coffee Break

   

1030-1230

Nomination of Chairpersons and designation of Rapporteurs Adoption of agenda
The important role of intellectual property rights in the context of traditional medicine by Dr Xiaorui Zhang
Globalization, the TRIPS Agreement and access to essential drugs by Dr G. Velásquez

   

1230-1400

Lunch

   

1400-1530

Intellectual property rights by Mr. Shakeel Bhatti, WIPO
Systems and national experiences for protecting traditional knowledge, innovations and practices-by Maria Perez-Esteve, UNCTAD

   

1530-1545

Coffee Break

   

1545-1800

Existing problems and gaps in traditional medicine relation to modern patent laws-Speakers - Philippines and Thailand
Group discussion on the existing problems and gaps for protection of traditional medicine knowledge

   

07 December 2000, Thursday

   

0830-1000

Country presentations on national patent law, means, experiences and proposals
Speakers - China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Thailand & WHO Collaborating Centre (Chicago)

   

1000-1015

Coffee Break

   

1015-1230

Country presentations on national patent law, means, experiences and proposals (contd)

   

1230-1400

Lunch

   

1400-1530

Country presentations national patent law, means, experiences and proposals (contd)

   

1530-1545

Coffee break

   

1545-1700

Group reports on existing problems and gaps in Tradition Medicine in relation to modern patent laws

   

08 December 2000, Friday

   

0830-1000

Plenary review of recommendations and outline of workshop report

   

1000-1015

Coffee Break

   

1015-1200

Finalization of recommendations
Closing session

 

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