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U.S. Awards Grant to WIPO on World IP Day

To commemorate World Intellectual Property Day, Ambassador Betty E. King announced that the U.S. Mission will award a grant to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The grant will enable WIPO to organize workshops and toolkits to build public awareness for the dangers to health and safety associated with counterfeit products. Ambassador King also emphasized the importance of enforcement of IP protection in the generation of economic growth. WIPO Directors John Tarpey and Louise Van Greunen addressed the audience to explain the scope of work and program objectives.

 

U.S. Mission Photo: Eric Bridiers

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Taken on April 26, 2011