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JPO Participated in IP Seminar for SMEs Held in Colombia

December 10, 2014

On December 4, 2014, an intellectual property (IP) seminar for SMEs of Colombia was held and hosted by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of the Republic of Colombia (SIC) in Bogota, the capital of Colombia. The seminar was one of the cooperative activities based on a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the SIC, which was signed in August, 2014. On behalf of the JPO, Mr. Koyanagi, Director-General of the Patent Examination Department (Chemistry, Life Science and Material Science), delivered a lecture to introduce Japan’s IP initiatives, including support measures for SMEs, and actual cases of Japanese SMEs that are successfully operating their businesses by making effective use of their IP rights.

Mr. Koyanagi, Director-General of the Patent Examination Department (Chemistry, Life Science and Material Science)

For further details, please refer to the press release on the website of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) (External link)

[Last updated 10 December 2014]