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IP - a 2020 Vision: IPAN celebration for World IP Day 2015 (23 Apr 15)





Francis Gurry, Director General of WIPO , led a panel of distinguished speakers in a special IP Event organised by IPAN with the theme: IP - a 2020 Vision, to celebrate World IP Day in London on 23rd April.








The speaker panel included, Giorgio Sincovich, Senior IP Crime adviser with Europol, the prominent designer, Sebastian Conran and Mike Weatherley, former MP and IP Adviser to the Prime Minister, who chaired a Q&A discussion with the invited guests drawn from parliamentarians, IP policy makers and opinion leaders from academia, industry and the professions, as well as from the IPAN membership.

Earlier in the day Mr Gurry had met with the IPAN Board and with representatives from some of the event sponsors at the CIPA offices in Chancery Lane.







He was also interviewed by Dids Macdonald, an IPAN Director and Convenor of its Parliamentary Group - you can watch the video here