Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: (i) HIPOC; (ii) Seminar on TK and GR; (iii) Field immersion to Fijian SMEs; & (v) Meeting with local SMEs
Description: 1. Planning a region-wide technical cooperation focusing on IP awareness, protection, and commercialization. 2. Capacity Building to equip businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators with IP knowledge. 3. IP Norm-Setting: supporting regional cooperation to ensure a unified voice in international IP norm-setting discussions, advocating for the interests and priorities of Pacific Islands Countries. 4. Strengthening IP Protection through Global Platforms (Madrid System) and fostering collaboration among IP offices IP administration. 5. To facilitate joint discussions and reflection on IP-development issues in the region, particularly on matters of branding of local products, business support units, geographical indications (GI), and traditional knowledge. 6. To explore and generate country-driven technical assistance support needs for local business and SMEs in the region to aid effective use of IP. 7. To strengthen sub-regional cooperation mechanism and development cooperation with WIPO
Type: Face-to-Face training
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Asia and the Pacific
Date From: 23/10/2023 - 27/10/2023
Venue City: Suva
Venue/Host Country: Fiji
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Cook Islands 1
Kiribati 1
Marshall Islands 1
Micronesia (Federated States of) 1
Nauru 1
Niue 1
Palau 1
Papua New Guinea 1
Samoa 1
Solomon Islands 1
Tonga 1
Tuvalu 1
Vanuatu 1
Total Number of Participants:  13