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H.E. Ambassador Dagfinn Sørli (Norway)
16 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INNOVATION: WOMEN AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
644.   We appreciate the submission, which pays attention to the topic of women and IP. As for the five guiding questions, we still need time to look into them. We hope to have opportunities to exchange information and share experience with Members in the future. In addition, as mentioned in the proposal, WIPO has been conducting much work related on women and IP. We recommend necessary cooperation and experience sharing between organizations in this regard.
132. The Chair said that the item had been put on the agenda at the request of Australia, the European Union, Japan, Switzerland, the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. These delegations had also submitted a communication to allow Members to prepare for today's discussion (document ). Since the circulation of the revised draft agenda, the delegation of Chile had been added to the co-sponsors of this item and the corresponding submission.
133. The representatives of the United States; the European Union; Chile; the United Kingdom; Chinese Taipei; Japan; Australia; Canada; Singapore; Switzerland; Panama; South Africa; China; and WIPO took the floor.
134. The Council took note of the statements made under this item.
IP/C/M/103, IP/C/M/103/Add.1