Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: WIPO Sub-regional Workshop on the Utilization of Patent Examination Results to Enhance Patent Examination Capacities and Increase the Quality of Patents,
Description: The objectives of the Workshop are to: (i) provide participants with an opportunity to understand the effectiveness of utilizing search and/or examination reports prepared by other Intellectual Property Offices (IPOs) in reducing workloads in IPOs and streamlining patent obtainment procedures; (ii) develop skills to utilize services such as the International Cooperation on Examination (ICE) by WIPO and the Advanced Industrial Property Network (AIPN) by the Japan Patent Office (JPO); (iii) exchange best practices of analyzing claims and drafting amended claims in certain fields of technology; and (iv) share experiences of various IPOs and examiners on the challenges encountered in accelerating examination processes and increasing quality of patents.
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Patents
WIPO Sector: Division for Asia and the Pacific
Date From: 23/11/2011 - 01/12/2011
Venue City: Kuala Lumpur
Venue/Host Country: Malaysia
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Viet Nam 2
Thailand 2
Sri Lanka 2
Singapore 2
Philippines 2
Pakistan 2
Mongolia 2
Lao People''s Democratic Republic 1
Indonesia 2
India 2
Cambodia 1
Bhutan 1
Bangladesh 1
Total Number of Participants:  22

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO
Japan Patent Office Member State / IP Office
Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MYIPO) Member State / IP Office