June 17-18: International Symposium on IP and Green Innovation

June 1, 2021

On June 17 and 18, 2021, WIPO GREEN’s partners, Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) and Japan Patent Office (JPO), will organize a two-day long online symposium, with the first day dedicated to green technologies for clean ocean and the second day focused on the initiatives in the WIPO GREEN framework.

Using WIPO GREEN for Clean Ocean

On the first day of the Symposium, JIPA and intellectual property (IP) experts will discuss the status of marine litter issues, the activities of the Japan Clean Ocean Material Alliance (CLOMA), some specific technologies for the clean ocean and beyond, as well as the practical use of WIPO GREEN.

When: Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 0.00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) / 6:00 a.m. (Central European Summer Time) / 1:00 p.m. (Japan time)

Language: Japanese/English subtitles


For further questions, please contact JIPA via jipagreen@jipa.or.jp

Initiatives to Solve Environmental Issues through WIPO GREEN

On the second day, JPO will host a discussion on the WIPO GREEN initiative that facilitates the advancement of green technologies around the world. During the discussion, WIPO and private experts will address the role of initiatives such as WIPO GREEN in resolving environmental challenges.

When: Friday, June 18, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) / 1:00 p.m. (Central European Summer Time) / 8:00 p.m. (Japan time)

Language: Simultaneous Japanese/English/Chinese/Korean interpretation


For further questions, please contact JPO via PA0800@jpo.go.jp


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