DEDICATED GI TRAININGS

Course Organisation Date Location Level Language Duration Programme highlights
Adding Value to the Origin of Products Through Geographical Indications (GIs) ITC: SME Trade Academy Self-paced Online Intermediate EN 4 hours over 2 weeks Geographical Indications (GIs) for local products with unique characteristics
Geographical Indications USPTO Self-paced Online Intermediate EN 1 hour GIs overview
AmLat-IG 2021 Training CIRAD, REDD, IPI (Swiss IP Institute) 2021 Colombia   ES TBD Los países latinoamericanos están utilizando cada vez más el sistema de protección por indicaciones geográficas (IG).Al final de la capacitación, los participantes podrán implementar proyectos de IG en las condiciones requeridas para garantizar una contribución efectiva al desarrollo rural y diseñar métodos de control y certificación para garantizar la autenticidad de los productos.Esta capacitación incluye una visita de campo y estudios de caso.
Training on origin-linked products - Tools for a participatory approach FAO Self-directed Online   EN unspecified FAO, under its Quality & Origin Programme, and REDD have thus worked together to support a bottom-up approach, developing these tools for a participatory process of training on “the promotion of origin-linked quality and sustainable geographical indications”. The guide “Linking People, Places and Products” provides a methodological approach centred on the origin-linked quality virtuous circle for the development of procedures to preserve and promote these products, providing concepts, recommendations, practical examples from all over the world, and self-evaluation exercises. 
The Economics of Agro-Food Value Chains. Module 8: Geographical Indications Coursera Self-paced Online Intermediate EN 17 full course                   1 hour Module on Gis
  • Module 1: Introduction 
  • Module 2: Quality and Consumers                                   
  • Module 3:Market Research
  • Module 4: Asymetric Information about Quality
  • Module 5: Food Labeling
  • Module 6: Pricing Strategies and Implications
  • Module 7: Consumer Behaviour and Brand Personality
  • Module 8: Geographical Indications: “Geographical Indication” and the key facts about the protection of GIs in the EU. You will also be able to explain the importance of the GI sector within the EU market.
  • Module 9: Innovation and Quality 
IP Expresso: Protection of Geographical Indications (Intermediate level) EUIPO Webinar Online Intermediate EN 1 hour Different aspects related to the Gis, such as: possibilities to protect them by other legal meands, the concept of property and the ownership, their contribution to the social cohesion and economic development.
Advanced InterGI 2021 Training CIRAD and REDD 2021 Europe Advanced EN TBD Advanced InterGI is a novel version of the InterGI training - the reference training about "Geographical Indications”. It is meant for professionals with existing experience in Geographical Indications and/or the management of value chains of quality products (law experts, technical staff, rural and local development experts, value chains managers, NGOs, consultants , etc.) and goes in-depth on the aspects of the collective management of a Geographical Indication or Origin based Quality Product.
e-AsiaGI 2021 Training CIRAD and REDD 1st March 2021 to 2nd April 2021 Online   EN 5 weeks Following four successful AsiaGI trainings, held in Bangkok in 2016, Kampot in 2017&2018 and Bali in 2019 with a total of 87 participants from all parts of Asia, CIRAD and REDD have carried the fifth and sixth edition of AsiaGI online in 2020, due to covid-10 pandemic. The 7th AsiaGI training is again available on line in March 2021.
Linking people for quality products: Sustainable interprofessional bodies for geographical indications FAO self-directed Online Basic EN unspecified The training material in the present volume, Linking people for quality products: sustainable interprofessional bodies for geographical indications and origin-linked products, focuses on the management and promotion of the specific qualities of geographical indications (GIs) by local stakeholders gathered together in a collective management organization – the interprofession, or joint body – that are central to the commercial success, and ultimately to the sustainable impact, of any initiative to promote the link between a product and its origin.

The content and theory pages of this training manual set out the basic concepts, while the exercise sheets provide for participative activities. The trainer notes, together with the introduction, guide trainers in the preparation of tailored training in relation to the five steps of the virtuous circle.
Quality and Origin Program FAO self-directed Online Basic EN unspecified Training on origin-linked products - Tools for a participatory approach
Promoting geographical indications IPC-EUI self-directed Online Basic EN unspecified From Training Portal, general information on GIs may be extracted

IPR TRAININGS WITH GI COMPONENT

Course Organisation Date Location Level Language Duration Programme highlights
Essentials of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (Digital Learning -160) WIPO self-directed study Online Intermediate EN 10 to 12
hours
  • Trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications in the market;
  • Trademarks and making brands;
  • Geographical indications;
  • Industrial designs;
  • Protection against unfair competition;
  • Managing brands;
  • IP and development – flexibilities and public domain under trademarks;
  • Final set of questions;
  • PowerPoint summary.
Advanced Course on Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (DL-302) WIPO     Advanced AR, FR, EN, ES, PT, RU, ZH 120 hours of study time over a period of 12 weeks 7 substantive modules and a written final exam:
  • Module 1: The Role of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications in the Market
  • Module 2: Trademarks
  • Module 3: Geographical Indications
  • Module 4: Industrial Designs
  • Module 5: Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Module 6: Making Brand and Managing Intellectual Property
  • Module 7: IP and Development - Flexibilities and Public Domain under Trademarks
  • Final Exam
Diplôme de Master en propriété intellectuelle - Yaoundé, Cameroun OAPI, WIPO et UY II

1 October 2020 to 30 June 2021

Cameroon Basic FR 1 year Les cours visent à donner une connaissance approfondie en droit de la propriété intellectuelle et sont dispensés par d’éminents professeurs et des praticiens dans ce domaine, ainsi que par des experts en propriété intellectuelle
Masters in Intellectual Property (MIP) jointly offered by the WIPO Academy, the ARIPO Academy and the Africa University in Mutare, Zimbabwe WIPO-ARIPO-Africa University

May 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022

Zimbabwe Basic EN 1 year General introduction to intellectual property:
  • Patents
  • Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical indications
Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property (MIP), jointly offered by the ARIPO Academy and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana ARIPO Academy and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) May 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022 Ghana Basic EN 1 year General introduction to intellectual property:
  • Patents
  • Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical indications
Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property (MIP) jointly offered by the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania ARIPO and the University of Dar es Salaam May 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022 Tanzania Basic EN 1 year General introduction to intellectual property:
  • Patents
  • Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical indications