Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Round Table of Substantive Examination of Patents
Description: The Round Table, will bring together relevant national government departments and institutions, prominent experts in the field, and other national and regional patent offices, will be an opportunity for exchange on the options for change of the patent protection system in South Africa, the experiences of different offices, the challenges they face and address issues such as the expected benefits, capacity building, investments required, etc.
Category: Meeting
Type: Roundtable
IP Subject Area: Patents
WIPO Sector: Regional Bureau for Africa
Date From: 30/08/2012 - 31/08/2012
Venue City: Pretoria
Venue/Host Country: South Africa
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
South Africa
Malaysia 1
Total Number of Participants:  1

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
The National Companies and Intellectual Property Commission Institution