The Institute of Intellectual Property financially supports the participation of indigenous peoples at a WIPO seminar in June 2015

15.06.2015 | Media release

The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI) is financing the participation of indigenous peoples at a seminar of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The seminar aims to serve as a platform for the direct transfer of information and knowledge on the subjects of intellectual property, genetic resources, traditional knowledge and folklore, with participation aiming to strengthen the position of indigenous communities in this important issue for them. With its financial contribution, the IPI is continuing its long-standing commitment in this field. Media release (pdf 83 KB).