WTO SECRETARIAT TECHNICAL COOPERATION IN THE TRIPS AREA
NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT
This document reports on the technical cooperation activities concerning TRIPS that were undertaken between 1 October 2019 and 30 September 2020 by the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO). It covers activities that specifically relate to intellectual property (IP) and the Agreement on Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), as well as contributions to other activities of a broader character, which have a significant IP or TRIPS component. It follows the previous report to the Council for TRIPS, contained in document IP/C/W/658, dated 4 October 2019. This cover note provides a general overview. More information on each activity is provided in Annex I.