Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: WIPO Regional Training Workshop on IPAS for Trademark Examiners
Description: The objectives of the Training Workshop are: (I) to build capacity of trademark examiners on the use of the IPAS for search and examination; (ii) to introduce WIPO tools and services available for trademark examination to Examiners; (iii) to build capacity of examiners on the roles of an IP Office being a member of the Madrid Protocol, focusing on processing international applications and designations in the international registrations, various notifications to WIPO on the scope of protection (use of model forms), and the available tools and services; and (iv) to highlight and reiterate Examiners' role and contribution to IP process automation and optimization
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Industrial Property
WIPO Sector: IP Office Business Solutions Division
Date From: 10/07/2017 - 14/07/2017
Venue City: Gaborone
Venue/Host Country: Botswana
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Angola 1
Botswana 1
Djibouti 1
Ethiopia 1
Gambia 1
Kenya 1
Lesotho 1
Madagascar 1
Malawi 1
Mauritius 1
Mozambique 1
Namibia 1
Niger 1
Rwanda 1
Sao Tome and Principe 1
Seychelles 1
South Africa 1
Eswatini 1
Uganda 1
United Republic of Tanzania 1
Zambia 1
Zimbabwe 1
Total Number of Participants:  22

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) of Botswana Member State / IP Office
Japan Patent Office (JPO) Member State / IP Office
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO