Th 2, 30/11/2009 | 11:57 SA
NOIP’s DG visits Japan
Being invited by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Japan Patent Office (JPO), from 06 to 12 July 2008, a delegation of the NOIP led by DG Tran Viet Hung paid a visit to Japan.
Being invited by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Japan Patent Office (JPO), from 06 to 12 July 2008, a delegation of the NOIP led by DG Tran Viet Hung paid a visit to
Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office, Mr. Masahiro KOEZUKA made a cordial meeting with DG Tran Viet Hung. The two sides expressed their satisfaction about the good development of the cooperation between the two offices during the past years. The two leaders exchanged of opinions about international IP issues, as well as provided updated information about the development of the IP systems of the two countries. DG Tran Viet Hung congratulated JPO for the achievements of the Office and
The rapid growth of the number of industrial property registration applications creates pressure on the Japan Patent Office to strengthen automation of their process by applying at the most effective way IT achievements. For this purpose, JPO spends about 1/3 of the Office’s budget for automation activities annually.
Though automation at the highest level (paperless system), the productivity has not satisfied demands of the society, and thus, the use of series of affiliate agencies to assist the handling of data and assume supporting work is a new direction for JPO to speed up the handling of applications.
In this visit to Japan, DG Tran Viet Hung also visited some assistance offices for IP development in Japan such as Industrial Property Information and Training Center (INPIT), Patent Information Processing Center (PAPC), Asia Pacific Industrial Property Center (APIC) of Japan Invention and Innovation Institute (JIII), Japan Industrial Property Information Organization (JAPIO), Intellectual Property Cooperation Center (IPCC), Japan External Trade Promotion Office (JETRO) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
The visit helped the NOIP’s delegation to study experience of
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