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Bilateral Meetings Held in Connection with WIPO High-Level Forum

Along with the " WIPO High-Level Forum on Utilizing the Intellectual Property System for Economic, Social and Cultural Development " in Urayasu from February 22 to 23 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Japan Funds-in-Trust, Ms. Munakata, Commissioner of the JPO, and Mr. Shimano, Deputy Commissioner of the JPO, had a meeting with each of the intellectual property offices of seven countries*1 and confirmed that further cooperation will be advanced in various fields. In particular, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) was signed with Vietnam, and a Joint Statement of Intent on the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program was signed with Turkey.

Press release:
"WIPO High Level Forum Held to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Japan FIT/IP ( External link )"

*1 The intellectual property offices of Vietnam, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa, India, Iran, and Turkey (meetings were held in this order)

(photo) Mr. Phi, Director General, and Ms. Munakata, Commissioner
Meeting with Mr. Phi, Director General, Vietnam
(photo) Mr. Freddy, Director General, Ms. Munakata, Commissioner, and Mr. Shimano, Deputy Commissioner
Meeting with Mr. Freddy, Director General, Indonesia
(photo) Ms. Kiriy, Deputy Director General, and Mr. Shimano, Deputy Commissioner
Meeting with Ms. Kiriy, Deputy Director General, Russia
(photo) Mr. Voller, Commissioner, and Mr. Shimano, Deputy Commissioner
Meeting with Mr. Voller, Commissioner, South Africa
(photo) Mr. Gupta, Controller General, and Mr. Shimano, Deputy Commissioner
Meeting with Mr. Gupta, Controller General, India
(photo) Mr. Touyserkani, Deputy Head, and Mr. Shimano, Deputy Commissioner
Meeting with Mr. Touyserkani, Deputy Head, Iran
(photo) Mr. Asan, President, and Mr. Shimano, Deputy Commissioner
Meeting with Mr. Asan, President, Turkey

[Last updated 5 March 2018]