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Trips, CBD and Traditional Medicines: Concepts and Questions. Report of an ASEAN Workshop on the TRIPS Agreement and Traditional Medicine, Jakarta, February 2001
(2001; 88 pages)
Table of Contents
View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
View the documentLIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS
View the documentLIST OF RESOURCE PERSONS
View the documentEXECUTIVE SUMMARY
View the documentI. INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contentsII. CONTEXT
Open this folder and view contentsIII. KEY INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS
Open this folder and view contentsIV. IPR & TRADITIONAL MEDICINE: MISMATCH
Open this folder and view contentsV. CONCEPTS, OBJECTIVES AND CONFLICTS
Open this folder and view contentsVI. OPTIONS AND CHOICES
Open this folder and view contentsVII. POLICIES AND STRATEGIES
Open this folder and view contentsVIII. EXAMPLES
View the documentWORKSHOP RECOMMENDATIONS
View the documentANNEX A - Workshop Agenda
View the documentANNEX B - Opening Remarks
View the documentANNEX C - Selected Articles of the Convention on Biological Diversity
View the documentANNEX D - List of Participants
 

ANNEX A - Workshop Agenda

Monday 12 February (evening):

 

Opening Ceremony

 

Tuesday 13 February:

 

Welcome and Business Arrangements

 

Overview of the different types of intellectual property rights

A. Zein Umar Purba

Overview of traditional medicine (TM):

 
 

• the use of traditional medicine: worldwide review,

Xiaorui Zhang

 

• the role of TM in healthcare services (past & present).

Suprapto Ma'at

IPR and traditional medicine - an overview of the issues.

Jakkrit Kuanpoth

Report of the WHO Workshop "IPR in the context of TM".

Xiaorui Zhang

Questions/discussion

 

Lunch

 

Accountability and responsibility towards traditional experts: devising new types of IPR systems and keeping traditional knowledge systems alive.

Anil Gupta

Questions/discussion

 

IPR and their implications on traditional knowledge/medicine:

 
 

• possibilities for and experiences with the protection of TM under the existing IPR regime,

Graham Dutfield and Jorge C. Medaglia

 

• proposals and models for new regimes.

 

Questions/discussion

 

Experience with obtaining patents for TM.

Mary v/d Molen

Traditional medicinal knowledge and allopathic medicine:

 
 

• innovations from the knowledge of traditional medicine,

Xiaorui Zhang

 

• an industry perspective on future possibilities,

Gunawan Pranoto

 

• bioprospecting.

Listyani Wijayanti

Questions/discussion

 

Wednesday 14 February:

 

Patenting of traditional medicine

Carlos Correa

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and TRIPS:

Graham Dutfield

 

• how do they relate to TM and genetic resources?

 
 

• how can developing countries use these agreements?

 

Socio-economic aspects of traditional knowledge and biological resources:

Graham Dutfield and Jorge C. Medaglia

 

• benefit sharing, technology transfer, market opportunity, etc.

 
 

• social and legal aspects: ownership, rewards etc.

 
 

• is it possible to find solutions that are fair to everyone?

 
 

• example(s) of legal arrangements.

 

Questions/discussion

 

The Community Protocol in the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Access to Genetic Resources

Elpidio V. Peria

The Thai Traditional Medicine Intelligence Act 1999

Jakkrit Kuanpoth

Questions/discussion

 

Lunch

 

The implications of the protection of test data on efforts to promote the use of TM in providing healthcare services

Carlos Correa and Lucky Slamet

Compiling information on TM and biological resources:

 
 

• Databases, inventories and registries.

Rachmi Untoro

 

• IPR and other implications of databases and inventories.

Carlos Correa

Questions/discussion

 

Thursday 15 February:

 

Working groups to discuss and draft recommendations

participants

Lunch

 

Working groups (cont.)

 

Presentation and discussion of draft recommendations (plenary)

 

Adoption of recommendations

 

Closing ceremony

 
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