Ahmed Abdel Latif

Senior Programme Manager, Innovation, Technology and Intellectual Property

Ahmed Abdel Latif is Senior Programme Manager for Innovation, Technology and Intellectual Property. He has taken an active part in international discussions on intellectual property, public policy and development. As an Egyptian career diplomat he worked at the Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations and the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva (2000-2004) where he was a delegate to the TRIPS Council and to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He holds an LL.M in Public International Law (London School of Economics and Political Science), a BA in Political Science (American University in Cairo) and the Diplôme of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris). He is a citizen of Egypt.

Bridges news

23 November 2011
While several events are being held this month to mark the tenth anniversary of the Doha Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health (2001), another significant milestone in the evolution of the international intellectual property system has gone largely unnoticed: the fiftieth anniversary of Brazil's...
17 December 2010
On 15 November, a group of forty mostly industrialised countries released the text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). This article looks at the treaty's possible implications for the global intellectual property system, as well as its backers and the developing countries hostile to...
1 February 2010
In the lead-up to the Copenhagen climate change meeting, technology transfer was - with emissions reductions and finance - one of the key sticking points. It was hoped that the conference would, at least, spell out elements of a ‘package' that would serve as a basis for further discussions in 2010...