To promote the public Intellectual Property (IP) awareness and strengthen the Patent regime in the country, IPO-Pakistan joined hand with Higher Education Commission (HEC) and has planned a series of national Seminars and Training workshops on IP awareness. A number of seminars and workshops are being organized from time to time throughout the country.
In this connection three special 4-days training workshops on the Patent Drafting, Licensing and Valuation were also successfully organized by IPO, HEC and Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST) in Islamabad, Faisalabad and Karachi. Where in these workshops almost 95 professionals were trained on Patent Drafting by four USA and Canada based international experts and 02 national experts.
IPO-Pakistan is playing an active role to support and strengthen the Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORICs) centers of academia under HEC, by capacity building of the ORICs Staff at national and international level.
IPO-Pakistan and HEC have taken another joint initiative of establishment of Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) at academia and Research & Development Organizations. IPO Pakistan in collaboration with HEC and WIPO, is organizing a training session on TISC from January 3 to February 02. 2017 at HEC Islamabad where ORICs staff of more than 70 national universities and R&D organization are participating. WIPO consultants are also participating in the said session as Resource person.
World IP day was organized on April 26,......