Thu, 25/06/2020 | 09:36 AM
International cooperation on intellectual property: Contributed to the enhancement of deep and broad economic integration of the country
International cooperation on intellectual property turning the country into a “reliable partner and responsible member” of ASEAN and WIPO as well as of international community.
Minister Chu Ngoc Anh’s address to the WIPO General Assembly 2019
Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh (second from left) deposits the instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement with Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General
Minister Chu Ngoc Anh gives opening remarks at the Viet Nam Traditional Silk and Brocade Exhibition on the margins of the WIPO General Assembly 2019
On this occasion, IP Viet Nam signed the Cooperation Agreement on Enabling IP Environment with WIPO to help strengthen the capacity of staff at research institutions and universities in their researching/innovative activities, registration and utilisation of inventions as well as technology transfer. The trained staff will play a central role in boosting inventions in terms of both quantity and quality, commercial value of inventions generated from research institutions and universities, at the same time, promoting the utilisation of patent information to avoid research duplication.
IP Viet Nam Director General Dinh Huu Phi and WIPO Director General Francis Gurry signs the Cooperation Agreement on Enabling IP Environment with the witness of Minister Chu Ngoc Anh
The year 2019 marked the first time IP Viet Nam took over the Chair of the ASEAN Working Group on IP Cooperation (AWGIPC) since its accession to the organisation in 1995. IP Viet Nam successfully chaired AWGIPC Meetings and other ASEAN Meetings with partner countries.
Director General Dinh Huu Phi takes over the Chair of AWGIPC from Indonesia
Director General Dinh Huu Phi delivers opening remarks at the 2nd ASEAN – Korea Heads of IP Offices Meeting
In 2019, IP Viet Nam promoted bilateral cooperation with big IP Offices such as the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation (ROSPATENT) and the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA). Additionally, IP Viet Nam sustained and deepened its relations with traditional partners such as the Korean Intellectual Property Office, Japan Patent Office, IP Australia, Department of Intellectual Property of Laos PDR and Cuban Industrial Property Office…
A get-together between former Vietnamese students in Russia Federation and ROSPATENT delegation in IP Viet Nam headquarters
International cooperative activities grew more in-depth over the year, contributing to the enhancement of capacity of IP Viet Nam. Among those, the office continued implementing the project “Modernisation of Business Services of the Intellectual Property Office of Viet Nam” (WIPO IPAS Project) with the installment of industrial design module in July 2019. The WIPO IPAS system was expected to be fully operational in mid-2020. Concerning Korean partners, IP Viet Nam was in cooperation with KIPO to launch the pilot PPH Programme in June 2019 and submitted to competent agencies the proposals of the Project on Enhancement of the Public Administration System in Intellectual Property Sector and Project on Designing National Geographical Indication Logo for Viet Nam. Moreover, IP Viet Nam work with WIPO, KIPO and VTV2 to hold the Patent Contest 2018. Training activities were also promoted over the year with supports of IP Australia, JPO, KIPO, CNIPA and WIPO.
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