IP Outreach in Practice > IP Use and Awareness


Organizer: Industrial Property Office of the Slovak republic (INDPROP)
Country/Territory: Slovakia
Language: English
Focus: Industrial Property
Outreach Tools: Awards / Scholarships / Grants, Cartoon Animations / Comics, Competitions, Events, Exhibitions, Films / Videos, Interactive Games, Posters / Printed Materials, Social media, Spokespersons / Spokescharacters, Training, Website
Target Audience: General Public, Inventors, SMEs


"You don't fake – You don't risk" campaign (2013-) targeted at 10-15 year olds to persuade them not to purchase counterfeited and pirated goods

Annual "Open Day" at the IP Office: on the occasion of World Intellectual Property Day (April 26th) the office is open for general public; the most interesting parts of the office are archive, congress hall, search room and the renovated entrance hall for public where you can learn about interesting history of innovation activities in Slovakia and in the world

Bi-annual "Ján Bahýľ Award" (Ján Bahýľ - inventor of helicopter): prize for valuable technical solutions of Slovak inventors

Bi-annual "UMINEX Exhibition": focused on creators of technical and design solutions seeking production support and traditionally held in Banská Bystrica

Specialised seminars and workshops, regional information and advice points for innovations ("The Innoinfo Network")

[Date Added/Updated: Feb 21, 2014]