Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Sub-Regional Meeting of Experts on Patents of Central American Countries and the Dominican Republic
Description: The main purpose of this Sub-Regional Meeting is to present the updated version of the Manual on the processing patent applications, and the annexes corresponding to: - the harmonized criteria of the PCT processing requests; - the criteria for the establishment of novelty and the inventive activity in the area of polymorphs and salts, the main aspects to consider in the examination of the “Complex Applications”; - the document on criteria for the establishment of the novelty and inventive activity in the area of biotechnology; and - on particular aspects on the management and examination of “utility models”.
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Patents
WIPO Sector: Division for Latin America and the Caribbean
Date From: 14/03/2016 - 16/03/2016
Venue City: San Salvador
Venue/Host Country: El Salvador
Activity held in Language: Spanish

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Costa Rica 2
Dominican Republic 2
El Salvador 6
Guatemala 2
Honduras 2
Nicaragua 2
Panama 2
Total Number of Participants:  18

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Instituto Mexicano de La Propiedad Industrial (IMPI) Member State / IP Office
Oficina Española de Patentes Y Marcas (OEPM) Member State / IP Office
European Patent Office (EPO) IGO
National Center of Registries (CNR) of Salvador Member State / IP Office