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Cooperation Activities in FY2014

Sending of Short-term Experts and Workshops in recent months

The JPO sends its officials, etc. to developing countries as experts and seminar lecturers specializing in various areas of IPRs under the WIPO Funds-in-Trust/Japan (voluntary contributions of the Government of Japan to WIPO) and the scheme of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) etc. Between April 1996 and March 2015, the JPO sent 569 experts in total (including short-term experts, long-term experts and seminar lecturers) to 35 countries and 1 economy in the Asia-Pacific region and Africa.

Further information is described here.

Short-term Experts
June 18-20, 2014
June 23-25, 2014
Vientiane, Laos
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
WIPO Missions on Training of the Industrial Design Examination and Related Administration
August 6-8, 2014 Manila, Philippines WIPO Workshop on the Patent Search and Examination
October 13-17, 2014 Singapore, Singapore JICA Japan-Singapore Partnership Programme for the 21st century (JSPP21)
October 29-30, 2014 Pretoria, South Africa WIPO Colloquium on Building Respect for IP for Members of the judiciary of the Common Law Countries of the Southern African Development Community
November 19-21, 2014 Jakarta, Indonesia JICA Project for the Strengthening Intellectual Property Rights Protection (Patent)
November 24-25, 2014 Jakarta, Indonesia JICA Project for the Strengthening Intellectual Property Rights Protection (Design)
November 26-28, 2014 Jakarta, Indonesia JICA Project for the Strengthening Intellectual Property Rights Protection (Trademark)
December 10-11, 2014 Jakarta, Indonesia WIPO JPO Joint Mission to DGIPR
January 18-23, 2015 Hanoi, Vietnam JICA Project for Strengthening the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Vietnam
January 28-30, 2015 Phnom Penh, Cambodia WIPO Digitization program of WIPO
Major Workshops
June 10-11, 2014 Lomé, Togo WIPO High level Sub-regional Meeting for Parliamentarians of the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) Member States
July 16-17, 2014 Singapore WIPO Workshop on Technical Requirements to Facilitate ASPEC Work Sharing and ASEAN IT Portal
August  27-28, 2014 Singapore WIPO Regional Seminar on Intellectual Property (IP), Technology Transfer and Commercialization
September 18-19, 2014 Singapore WIPO Sub-Regional Workshop on The Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs for ASEAN Member States
October 14-18, 2014 Harare, Zimbabwe WIPO Regional Workshop on Human Resource Development of Patent/Trademark Agents for ARIPO Member States and Observer States
October 27-28, 2014 Bandar Seri Begawan,
Brunei Darussalam
WIPO Sub- Regional Seminar on Effective Utilization of Trademark Classification Systems
October 28-29, 2014 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia WIPO CASE National Workshop to Facilitate Work Sharing
February 2-6, 2015 Singapore WIPO Work-Sharing Seminar WIPO Workshop on Utilization of the Centralized Access to Search and Examination (CASE)

[Last updated 17 August 2015]

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