June 11, 2003
Ove GRANSTRAND: Emergence of the Pro-IPR-era and the most recent trends in IPR-rules strategies and policy rationales (Background document: "Innovation and Intellectual Property")
Discussant: Bronwyn HALL
Followed by 40 minutes debate on policy issues of concern to members of the audience and addressing questions like:
Why a change towards more strict IPRs?
Is what is going on rational from the point of view of promoting innovation and economic growth?
What does the changes mean for development strategies and national innovation systems in the South?
Should somebody and can anybody do anything about what is going on?
Is anybody doing something?
15:45-16:00 Closing the conference
The Conference Secretariat include: Jill ARCHER, Sobia AKRAM and Jeanette HVARREGAARD