Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: WIPO Workshop on Finding Technology Using Patents
Description: Both I and William Meredith were last year repeatedly approached by Mr. Sok, Permanent Mission, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, who requested WIPO’s support related to retrieving patent information, classifying patents using the IPC, using the IPC for search and searching patent information in free databases, etc. We had, therefore, agreed on a mission to the DPKR to attend both a three day workshop on the above topics for about 100 participants in Pyongyang, and a visit to the IP office in order to assess their needs for support by WIPO’s office modernization program and by WIPO's Patent Information Service for developing countries and to discuss future collaboration.
Type: Workshop
IP Subject Area: Patents
WIPO Sector: Patents and Technology
Date From: 27/09/2010 - 27/09/2010
Venue City: Pyongyang
Venue/Host Country: Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Activity held in Language: English , Korean

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 100
Total Number of Participants:  100

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Country
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO