Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: WIPO Regional Seminar on the Legislative, Economic and Policy Aspects
Description: The objectives will be to: (i) promote understanding about the benefits of the utility models protection system; (ii) review different legislative approaches and IP Offices’ practices for the protection of utility models; (iii) share good practices on the effective use of the system to promote innovation; and (iv) identify policy and legal aspects to be considered when drafting utility model national laws.
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Asia and the Pacific
Date From: 30/08/2012 - 31/08/2012
Venue City: Johannesburg & Capetown
Venue/Host Country: South Africa
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Bangladesh 1
China 2
India 2
Indonesia 2
Lao People''s Democratic Republic 1
Malaysia 40
Mongolia 1
Pakistan 1
Philippines 2
South Africa
Sri Lanka 1
Thailand 2
Viet Nam 2
Total Number of Participants:  57

Owner / Requester

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


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