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Title: Training Program on Classification Standards for Trademark examiners
Description: It has been foreseen under the Funds-in-Trust Work Plan 2011-2012 for Africa and Least Developed Countries to organize a Training Program on Classification Standards for Trademark Examiners. Further to consultations with the Japan Patent Office (JPO), and the Kenyan Industrial Property Institute (KIPI), it has been agreed to hold the training in Nairobi, Kenya, from July 10 to 12, 2012. The purpose of the training will be to (i) develop and strengthen the skills of examiners in order to improve the efficiency of trademark processing (ii) enhance Industrial Property Offices (IPOs) capacities to meet the increasing global demand in trademark applications and (iii) provide an opportunity for the trademark examiners from participating offices to exchange information and experiences on best practices.
Category: Course
Type: Training
IP Subject Area: Trademarks
WIPO Sector: Regional Bureau for Africa
Date From: 10/07/2012 - 12/07/2012
Venue City: Nairobi
Venue/Host Country: Kenya
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Zimbabwe 1
Zambia 1
United Republic of Tanzania 1
Uganda 1
Sudan 1
Sierra Leone 1
Rwanda 1
Nigeria 1
Namibia 1
Mozambique 1
Liberia 1
Lesotho 1
Kenya
Ethiopia 1
Egypt 1
Botswana 1
Total Number of Participants:  15

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO

Organizer

Organizer Name Organizer Type
Korea Invention Promotion Association Country
Japan Patent Office Member State / IP Office