Ending Soon: WIPO Distance Learning Program Registration Deadline March 25, 2018

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WIPO Academy has extended the registration deadline for advanced courses in Intellectual Property.  According to WIPO, the extension is to mark the 20th Anniversary of the WIPO Academy.

The WIPO Distance Learning program will accept registrations until March 25, 2018, for the below advanced courses. Each of the courses is tutored by IP practitioners in the relevant field and in the following languages: Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

Registration for the following courses is still open at http://welc.wipo.int/ (choose Course Catalog, then WIPO Academy – [DL] Distance Learning Program on Intellectual Property) until March 25, 2018.

  • COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS (DL-201);
  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE and TRADITIONAL CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS (DL-203);
  • PATENTS  (DL-301);
  • TRADEMARKS, INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS & GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS (DL-302);
  • ARBITRATION & MEDIATION PROCEDURE UNDER THE WIPO RULES (DL-317);
  • PATENT INFORMATION SEARCH (DL-318);
  • BASICS OF PATENT DRAFTING (DL-320);
  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT (DL-450);
  • COLLECTIVE MANAGAGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS FOR LEGAL PRACTITIONERS (DL-501);
  • COLLECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS FOR RIGHTS HOLDERS (DL-502)
  • COLLECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS FOR CMOs (DL-503);
  • COLLECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS FOR POLICY MAKERS (DL-506); and,
  • SOFTWARE LICENSING INCLUDING OPEN SOURCE (DL-511).

Fee Structure:

Students and Academics

40 US dollars
200 US dollars

Professionals

60 US dollars
320 US dollars

Government officials (including IP offices)

WIPO Scholarship
200 US dollars

* List of countries for which the reduced fee applies: http://www.wipo.int/academy/en/courses/distance_learning/fees.html

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About Ufuoma Akpotaire 163 Articles
Ufuoma is a Senior Editor and Director of Regulatory Policy at NLIPW. She assists clients in the protection of copyrights, trademarks and patents. She counsels clients regarding validity and infringement matters and has experience acting against the infringement of IP and addressing counterfeit issues. She holds a Masters degree (LL.M.) from Columbia Law School, New York and a law degree from the University of Nigeria (LL.B. Honors). She is admitted to practice law in Nigeria and in the State of New York. Ufuoma cut her teeth in the intellectual property practice groups of some of the largest law firms in Nigeria and has years of experience working with major non-profit organizations in New York. Email: uakpotaire@nlipw.com

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  1. Ufuoma, ps I need ur help on IP. Am writing on Copyright enforcement in nigerian entertainment industry.

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