December/January Edition of IP-Watch Monthly Reporter Now AvailablePublished on 22 December 2006 @ 6:05 pm
By Tove Iren S. Gerhardsen for Intellectual Property Watch
The Intellectual Property Watch Monthly Reporter features the most important news on international IP policymaking, the latest on who is coming and going in the IP community at the United Nations, World Trade Organization, Geneva missions, regional and national IP offices, industry and non-governmental organisations, plus News Briefs on reports and events that do not appear on the IP-Watch website (www.ip-watch.org).
For this and more, read the Intellectual Property Watch Monthly Reporter, now available online for subscribers at: http://www.ip-watch.org/reporter.php.
Page 1 WHO Group Lays Foundation For Neglected Diseases R&D Plan
Page 1 WIPO Committee Breaks Deadlock On Traditional Knowledge,
Folklore, Genetic Resources
Page 3 US Advises FTA Partners Not To Follow WHO IP Plan
Page 3 Members Debate WIPO Budget, Programme For 2008
Page 4 Key Report Urges Europe To Consider Changes To IP System
Page 5 WTO Meeting Reopens Discussions On Geographical
Page 6 Balancing Patents And Standards Key For Mobile Phone
Page 6 Developed Countries Keep Patent Harmonisation Rolling
Page 7 US-Russia Trade Deal Pushes New Levels Of IP Protection
Page 8 Democrats Could Slow US Trade Deals But Change Little On IP
Page 9 Proposal Could Create New Biotech Benefits In WHO Public
Page 10 News Briefs
Page 12 People
French and Spanish translations of certain stories are available on www.ip-watch.org.