WIPO regional forum for IP coordinators in universities and research institutes
Being licensed by Minister of Science and Technology, the NOIP, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Japan Patent Office (JPO) and Department of Science and Technology of Quang Ninh province jointly organized “WIPO regional forum for IP coordinators in universities and research institutes” in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province from 29 to 31 October 2008.
Being licensed by the Minister of Science and Technology, the NOIP, the Swiss Vietnam Intellectual Property Project and Departments of Science and Technology of Quang Nam province and Vinh Long province jointly organized successfully 02 seminars on “Protection of Geographical Indications” in Quang Nam province on 20 October 2008 and in Vinh Long province on 22 October 2008.
Vietnamese delegation attended the Meeting of WIPO’s General Assembly 2008
The Vietnamese delegation including representatives of the NOIP (Ministry of Science and Technology), Copyright Office of Viet Nam (Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism), Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, WTO and other international organizations in Geneva headed by Mr. Tran Viet Hung, Director General of the NOIP attended the 45th Meeting of WIPO’s General Assembly from 22 to 30 September 2008 in Geneva, Switzerland.
NOIP’s delegation attended the meeting of APEC’s IP expert group
The 27th meeting of APEC’s IP expert group (IPEG) and seminar on protection of traditional knowledge held in Lima, Peru on 13-16 August 2008. The meeting was participated by 16 delegations from APEC’s economies. The Vietnamese delegation was led by NOIP’s Director General Tran Viet Hung attended both the meeting and the seminar. Besides, representative from WIPO was also invited to attend and speak at the 27th meeting of IPEG.