Speaker: John Shaw, Executive Vice President of the Global Associations of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) (20 min.)
PROGRAMME OF THE INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONGRESS
09.45 Registration of delegates
Free consultations (in Russian and English) on intellectual property rights, their protection, and customs regulations relating to intellectual property will be held in the Consultation Area of the Forum Pavilion
on 8-10 December.
Day 1 - 8 December 2009. Beginning at 10.15
10.15 – Official opening of the Congress by Vladislav L. Malkevich, Director General of Expocentre ZAO.
Welcome addresses from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, and the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. (20 min)
Session 1: Intellectual Property Protection Systems.
Moderator: John Shaw, Michal Svantner, Alexandr N. Grigoryev
- The unique rule of exhibitions in promoting innovations. Issues relating to protection of intellectual property rights.
- Importance of Intellectual Property Strategies to Countries in Transition: Methodulogy, Identification of Key Stakehulders, Specific Context, Planning, Implementation and Valuation.