On 24 September 2014, at the occasion of the Fifty-Fourth Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of the WIPO, oriGIn, in cooperation with the National Industrial Property Institute (INPI) of Portugal and the Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations, organised in Geneva a Luncheon Workshop on the future of the Lisbon Agreement.
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The event had the objective to take stock of the practice under the Lisbon Agreement, from the point of view of both current Member States and producers, in particular with respect to the benefits derived from the international protection as well as the system’s shortfalls. Likewise, the meeting intended to discuss the Lisbon Agreement future perspectives, in light of the 2015 Diplomatic Conference for its revision, with the objective to highlight the most urgent improvements needed for the Revised Lisbon Agreement to be attractive for a large number of countries and legal systems.