Improving Intellectual Property Technical Cooperation for Least Developed Countries to Facilitate the Implementation of the TRIPS Agreement

Dialogue organised by ICTSD with Saana Consulting
9:00-11:30 in Room Rhin, Environment House 2,
Geneva, Switzerland, 3 May 2007

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Assessing Technical Assistance Needs for Implementing the TRIPS Agreement in LDCs - Working Paper Diagnostic Toolkit

The working paper diagnostic toolkit for LDCs by Mart Leesti and Tom Pengelly, Saana Consulting, was presented.
Presentation of the Diagnostic Toolkit by Tom Pengelly (.ppt powerpoint presentation)

The Diagnostic Toolkit is divided into the following sections:


Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

About this working paper

1. Introduction

2. National Development Context

3. IP Policy Framework

4. IPR Administration Regime

5. Enforcement and Regulation Regime

6. Promoting Innovation, Creativity and Technology Transfer

Annex A - National Stakeholder Map

Annex B - Intellectual & Industrial Property Treaties

Annex C - Template for National Legislation Review

Annex D - Further Reading & Resources

Annex E - Overview of the TRIPS Agreement

Annex F - LDC Members of the WTO, WIPO & IP Treaties



This is a Working Paper of the toolkit for assessing IP technical assistance needs in the LDC context.
Please forward any comments to [email protected] and [email protected]
For more information on IP-related technical assistance for LDCs visit the IPRTA Forum.

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