Matters concerning the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC)
WIPO Doc. WO/GA/43/14, August 2013

The report of the IGC that will be transmitted to the 2013 WIPO General Assembly, taking place from 23 September to 2 October 2013, has been published. The report provides an overview of the IGC sessions in 2013, as well as the four texts transmitted by the IGC, including: the consolidated document relating to intellectual property and genetic resources (Annex A); the protection of traditional knowledge: draft articles rev. 2 (Annex B); the protection of traditional cultural expressions: draft articles rev. 2 (Annex C); and the report of the proposals made by delegations regarding future work of the IGC, following the review and stocktaking conducted under agenda item 7, as at the close of the session on July 24, 2014 (Annex D). The WIPO General Assembly is expected to take stock of and consider the texts and progress made, and decide on convening a diplomatic conference. Download the report [pdf] … Visit the webpage of the 2013 WIPO General Assembly …