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Experts and Workshops(FY2019) 

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 2020, the JPO sent 658 experts in total (including short-term experts, long-term experts and seminar lecturers) to 39 countries and 1 economy in the Asia-Pacific region and Africa.

Workshops by utilizing the WIPO/FIT

August 6 to 8, 2019 Tokyo, Japan Sub-Regional Case Study Workshop on Improving Competitiveness of SMEs through the Effective Use of the IP System
August 26 to 30, 2019 Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania WIPO Regional Training Workshop on Automation Status Reporting and Prerequisites for Online Tools Deployment
August 27 to 30, 2019 Yokohama, Japan Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) Official Side Events
September 10 to 12, 2019 Gaborone, Botswana Regional Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty for Selected African Countries
September 16 to 19, 2019 Kasane, Botswana First Training Workshop: Branding Project for Chobe Baskets
October 21 to 24, 2019 Naypyidaw, Myanmar Myanmar E-services Implementation and Knowledge Exchange Workshop
October 28, 2019 Tokyo, Japan Dialogue on Utilizing the IP System for Economic, Social and Cultural Development in the Digital Era – Japan and Selected Arab Countries
October 28 to November 1, 2019 Da Nang, Viet Nam WIPO – Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Information Technology (IT) Workshop on the Enhanced On-line Service Delivery and ASEAN PATENTSCOPE Coordinator Meeting
November 6 to 8, 2019 Harare, Zimbabwe WIPO/ARIPO/OAPI (WAO) Conference on Intellectual Property (IP), Innovation and Value Addition for Business Competitiveness and Sustainable Development in Africa
November 6 to 8, 2019 Tokyo, Japan Inter-Regional Workshop on Patent Examination Quality Management
November 7 to 8, 2019 Manila, Philippines World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Access to Search and Examination (CASE) National Workshop to Improve Quality of Patent Searching and Examination
November 25 to 27, 2019 Osaka, Japan Regional High-Level Summit for University Presidents & Senior Policy Makers on Creating Enabling Innovation Environment (EIE) for Intellectual Property & Technology
December 3 to 5, 2019 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo Advanced Workshop on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
January 21 to 22, 2020 Nagpur, India WIPO CASE National Workshop to Improve Quality of Patent Searching and Examination
February 3 to 6, 2020 Pretoria, South Africa WIPO Workshop on Examination in the PCT National Phase
February 4 to 6, 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sub-regional Meeting of Intellectual Property Office Officials Responsible for the Madrid System
February 18 to 20, 2020 Tokyo, Japan Seminar on IP Support to Startups in Africa and One-on-One meetings
February 24 to 27, 2020 Kasane, Botswana Second Training Workshop: Branding Project for Chobe Baskets

[Last updated 15 April 2020]

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