Director General Tran Viet Hung visited the Korean Intellectual Property Office
At the invitation of Mr. Jung - Sik Koh, the Commissioner of the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), a Delegation of the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam led by the Director General Tran Viet Hung, has paid an official visit to the Republic of Korea from March 19 to 22, 2010.
National Workshop on Intellectual Property Management for SMEs
A “National Workshop on Intellectual Property Management for SMEs” was organized by the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP), in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), on 22 and 23 March 2010 in Hanoi, Viet Nam.
To develop a Overall Strategic Work Plan for the implementation of the ASEAN Project on Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (ECAP III), from 8 to 10 March 2010, the ECAP III’s Management Team took an inception mission to Viet Nam to gather information of the current situation and demands for technical support as well as priorities in the development of IP system of Viet Nam.
Director General Tran Viet Hung attended the WIPO High-Level Forum
On March 1st to 2nd, 2010, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in cooperation with Japan Patent Office (JPO), organized a “High Level Forum on the Global Intellectual Property Infrastructure for Promotion of Innovation” in Tokyo, Japan.
The importance of intellectual property (IP) in promoting innovation and boosting national economic development in Viet Nam topped discussions between Viet Nam’s President Nguyen Minh Triet and WIPO Director General Francis Gurry in Hanoi this week. Mr. Gurry pledged the Organization’s continuing support in further enhancing Viet Nam’s national IP capacity to innovate and achieve sustained economic growth.