The TRIPS Agreement Ten Years On
FEB 2, 2005
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture is a part of the School of Law's Center for Law, Technology, and the Arts. This lecture presents distinguished leaders to the law school, the profession, and broader community. The Center focuses on innovative teaching, research, and programs on intellectual property, technology development and transfer, the intersections between science and the legal system, legal issues of the emerging biotech field and computer technologies, and the law relating to the creative arts. Craig Allen Nard, a leading authority in the fields of intellectual property and patent law, is Director of the Center.
Adrian OttenDirector of the Intellectual Property Division of the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization
Adrian Otten is Director of the Intellectual Property Division of the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the responsibilities of which include intellectual property, competition policy and government procurement.
Mr. Otten is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, England. After posts with the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, working on international trade questions, and with the Swaziland Government in Brussels, assisting them in their negotiations with the EEC in the context of the first Lomé Convention, he joined the GATT Secretariat in 1975. He held a variety of posts within the GATT Secretariat. Between 1986 and 1993, he was Secretary of the Uruguay Round Negotiating Group on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. Since 1993 he has been Director of the Intellectual Property Division.
The lecture is free and open to the public. There is no fee for CLE credit for this event and registration is not required.
Reception following lecture at the School of Law.