Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: VII WIPO/OEPM/EPO Meeting of Information Technology (IT) Speecialists and Management of Patent Information of Industrial Property Offices in Latin America
Description: objectives of the meeting are continuing the process of strengthening the capacities of offices in the region to foster the exchange of information in the region, particularly in relation the following items: current situation and future perspectives of the LATIPAT Program, main tools for the exchange of bibliographic data of patent documents (standards, formats and data quality control and data workflow processing), main tools for the exchange of full text searchable patent documents (definition of document type, treatment of image format documents, tools for the generation of exchange formats-WIPOScan and Image Tool, legal status information exchange, electronic gazettes exchange, support and cooperation mechanisms for the exchange of information and last but not least, promotion and dissemination mechanisms, communication tools, dissemination strategies and other initiatives to support access to patent information
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Patents
WIPO Sector: Division for Latin America and the Caribbean
Date From: 17/10/2011 - 20/10/2011
Venue City: Rio De Janeiro
Venue/Host Country: Brazil
Activity held in Language: Spanish

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Venezuela 1
Uruguay 1
Peru 1
Paraguay 1
Panama 1
Nicaragua 1
Mexico 1
Honduras 1
Guatemala 1
El Salvador 1
Ecuador 1
Dominican Republic 1
Cuba 1
Costa Rica 1
Colombia 1
Chile 1
Brazil 4
Bolivia 1
Argentina 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
European Patent Office (EPO) IGO
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office Institution