On 18 June 2008, South Centre's Innovation and Access to Knowledge Programme (IAKP) organized a Working Lunch for delegations of developing countries. The purpose of the working lunch was to coordinate and prepare for the upcoming meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing Committee on Patents (SCP).
The key issues that the SCP will be discussing in the session to take place from 23-27 June 2008 will be: 1) Review of the WIPO Report on the Patent System (SCP/12/3)
2) The future work plan of the SCP
The meeting was chaired by Dr. Xuan LI, Coordinator of Innovation and Access to Knowledge Programme.