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The Future of TRIPS

Impact of the Doha Public Health Declaration

Paris, France

Friday, September 13, 2002

 

Summaries of the Presentations

Transcripts of the Program

Individual Papers Presented Below
 

Program

Moderator of the Conference

  • Roger W. Parkhurst, President, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

09.00-09.30

Opening

  • Maria Livanos Cattaui, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris
  • Roger W. Parkhurst, President, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

09.15-09.30

Introduction

  • Adrian Otten, Director, Intellectual Property Division, World Trade Organization, Geneva

09.30-10.10

Background on Compulsory Licenses

Europe
  • David Perkins (paper), Head of IP, Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells, United Kingdom
   

North America

  • Andrea Ryan (slides), Vice President, Wyeth Research, USA

10.10-11.00

Large Economy Perspectives

Europe
  • Jean Charles Van Eeckhaute, European Commission, Brussels
United States
  • Claude Burcky (paper), Office of the United States Trade Representative, USA

11.20-12.30

Industry Perspectives

United States
  • Ronald E. Myrick (paper), representing USCIB
Japan
  • Yoshihide Nakamura  (paper), representing Japanese industry
Europe
  • David Rosenberg (slides), representing UNICE
   

14.00-14.50

Developing Country Government Perspectives

Peru
  • Betty Berendson (paper), Minister Counsellor, Peruvian Mission to Geneva
Egypt
  • Amr Ramadan (paper), Egyptian Mission to Geneva

15.10-16.00

Developing Country Private Sector Perspectives

Brazil
  • Peter Dirk Siemsen, Senior Partner, Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira
Malaysia

16.00-16.50 

Small Economy Perspectives

Switzerland
  • Felix Addor  (slides), Chief Legal Officer, Deputy Director General, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
Lesotho
  • Rethabile Mosisili (paper), Counselor, Permanent Mission of Lesotho

16.50-17.00

Closing Remarks

  • Richard Fawcett , Vice-Chair, ICC Commission on Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Law Consultant, Bird & Bird, United Kingdom