Kyrgyzstan Awards First IP Protection Certificates

Apr 14 2009 - 16:44

On March 20, 2009, the Kyrgyz Patent Office awarded its first IP protection certificates to police, customs and inspection officers upon their successful completion of a three-day training course entitled “The Protection of Intellectual Property Rights.”

According to the Kyrgyz Patent Office, the training was conducted following an initiative of the government’s Inter-agency Commission for the Prevention of Violations of Intellectual Property Rights.

The objective of the training was to raise awareness about the protection of intellectual property rights in order to strengthen enforcement efficiency and to prevent violations in this field.

The training is expected to be conducted on a monthly basis. The first alumni included representatives of the State Customs Committee, Financial Police and Judicial Department.

For more information, please contact Jovana Miocinovic in our Balkan Regional Office.

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