Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Regional Seminar on Effective Utilization of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and International Work Sharing Intitiatives
Description: The objectives will be deepen understanding on : (i) PCT functions and advantages; (ii) how to get positive reports from International Searching Authority(ISA)/ International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA); and (iii) how national Offices can effectively utilize these reports. In addition, the event would provide an opportunity for sharing views and experiences on the utilization of international work sharing frameworks, including the PCT and Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH).
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Patents
WIPO Sector: Division for Asia and Pacific
Date From: 26/11/2013 - 28/11/2013
Venue City: Tokyo
Venue/Host Country: Japan
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Viet Nam 2
Thailand 2
Singapore 2
Philippines 2
Myanmar 2
Malaysia 2
Lao People''s Democratic Republic 2
Kenya 1
Indonesia 2
Egypt 1
Cambodia 2
Brunei Darussalam 2
Total Number of Participants:  22

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO
FIT/Japan Institution


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Japan Patent Office Member State / IP Office
WIPO Japan Office Member State / IP Office