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Visit to the JPO by Mr. Minelik Getahun, Assistant Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

December 9, 2015

Mr. Minelik Getahun who is responsible for the Global Issues Sector at WIPO as the Assistant Director General (ADG), visited the JPO on December 8th.

He observed the flow of filing procedures, from formal and substantive examination, up to appeals and trials, by touring each department. He also had a meeting with the JPO Commissioner Ito and JPO Deputy Commissioner Koyanagi, with whom he discussed enhancing cooperation between the JPO and WIPO for developing the international intellectual property system, which includes assisting capacity building activities for developing countries.

Deputy Commissioner Koyanagi , WIPO ADG Getahun, Commissioner Ito, 
WIPO Japan Office Director Okuma
Deputy Commissioner Koyanagi , WIPO ADG Getahun, Commissioner Ito, WIPO Japan Office Director Okuma

Deputy Commissioner Koyanagi , WIPO ADG Getahun, Director-General of the Trial and Appeal Department Shimano
Deputy Commissioner Koyanagi , WIPO ADG Getahun, Director-General of the Trial and Appeal Department Shimano

At the Office for International Applications under the Patent Cooperation
At the Office for International Applications under the Patent Cooperation

At the JPO Trial Court
At the JPO Trial Court

[Last updated 9 December 2015]