The Dynamic Role of Intellectual Property in Promoting Innovation and Economic Development in Emerging Markets  - About






The workshop will highlight the role of Intellectual Property in social and economic development by analyzing selected successful use of IP tools in developing countries to stimulate innovation and growth. The workshop will also review challenges to implementation of IP frameworks that encourage innovation, entrepreneurship and job creation, while ensuring widespread benefits to consumers and society in African countries. Finally, the workshop will create an opportunity to showcase African innovative products and build relevant capacity by organizing a complimentary exhibition and a training program on IP for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).


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