Benefits of respecting intellectual property for the economy is the subject of ETCO's seminar

By ETCO

Source: Maxpress, 13/06/2008

On Wednesday, the 18th, the Brazilian Institute of Competition Ethics (Etco) promotes an event in Brasilia that will discuss the benefits that respect for intellectual property brings to the economy. The meeting is an initiative of the Etco Chamber of Technology, created in 2007, and will feature lectures by ex-minister Delfim Netto and leading experts, such as: Jorge Ávila, president of the National Institute of Industrial Property; Juliana Viegas, president of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association; and Roberto Lotufo, professor at Unicamp. Etco's executive president, André Franco Montoro Filho, and federal deputy Julio Semeghini will debate with Delfim Netto. “Respect for intellectual property stimulates innovation, which is the engine of economic development” says André Montoro.

Workshop
Innovation and Intellectual Property: Tools for Economic Growth

Data: 18/6/08, Wednesday
Timetable: from 10h to 15h
Location: Brasil 21 Convention and Events Center
Address: SHS, Quadra 6, Conjunto A, Lote I - Brasília, DF
Free registration by phone (11) 3078-1716 and (61) 3364-1355, or by e-mail events@etco.org.br.

Agenda



10 h
Reception and accreditation

10h
Dashboard
Innovation and intellectual property

Mediator


Ethevaldo Siqueira

Speakers


Jorge Avila
National Institute of Industrial Property (Inpi)


Juliana Viegas
Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI)



Roberto Lotus
Unicamp

12 h
Lunch-lecture
Knowledge: the decisive factor in development

Speaker


Antonio Delfim Netto
Former Minister of Finance

Discussants


Julio Semeghini
Federal deputy (PSDB-SP)

André Franco Montoro Filho
Executive President of the Brazilian Institute of Competition Ethics

14h
Closing ceremony