Developing Country Scholarships Announced for IP in the Multilateral System Course

Students and Faculty, 2017 Geneva Summer Session

American University has announced a limited number of full-tuition scholarships for official delegates of the missions of developing countries to attend a three-week training on Intellectual Property in the Multilateral System June 25 - July 13, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The IP in the Multilateral System course is coordinated by American University Washington College of Law and includes lectures and exercises with officials at multiple UN agencies.

The specific schedule will include the following focus areas, with classes each day from 9:00-11:30h:

Week Main Agencies Subject Area
June 25-29 World Trade Organziation IP and Trade
July 2-5 UNCTAD, WHO Access to Medicine
July 6-9 World Intellectual Property Org. Traditional Knowledge
July 10-11 World Intellectual Property Org. Copyright Exceptions
July 12 World Intellectual Property Org. IP Diplomacy (Roundtable)

Additional information on the course is available at:

Members of developing country delegations to Geneva-based delegations may apply for the scholarship at: ;