South Centre and TWN Side-Event to the WIPO IGC – Tackling Bio-piracy: Policy and Legal Options, 5 February 2014

The South Centre and Third World Network invite you to participate in a


Tackling Bio-piracy: Policy and Legal Options

February 5, 2014 (Wednesday)

1800hrs – 1930hrs

Refreshments will be provided

New Building, Room 107, WIPO Headquarters, Geneva

The side-event will discuss cases of biopiracy of genetic resources and various measures within the intellectual property system that can be taken to address the problem.


Prof. Margo Bagely, University of Virginia, School of Law, USA

Dr. Biswajit Dhar, Director General, Research and Information System for Developing Countries, India

Edward Hammond, Director, Prickly Research, USA

Viviana Munoz: Moderator, South Centre



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