Myanmar°«s IP Strategy Inspection Team visits JIPA
The final frontier in Asia is suddenly drawing a great deal of attention.
At the beginning of the meeting, Mr. Kuji (JIPA Executive Managing Director) and Dr. Thwe (Myanmar Team Leader) exchanged greetings. Then Mr. Nishio (JIPA Secretary General) made a presentation on the history, organization and activities of JIPA.
According to the Myanmar members, recognizing the importance of intellectual property in economic exchanges, they are currently developing an IP system and a patent office, with cooperation from WIPO and JPO, through the united efforts of the public and the private sectors. They also explained that they did not have many experts on intellectual property, that human resources should be urgently developed and that education of the public would be necessary. They indicated that information about JIPA°«s activities was very helpful. Mr. Lwin from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and Industry requested that JIPA dispatch lecturers to Myanmar to provide IP education.
JIPA started the working team this year, which is helping to strengthen collaboration with ASEAN countries. It will collect timely and vital information so that it can help Japanese companies doing business in Myanmar, in addition to other activities, in line with our slogan: °»To be counted on by the world and to lead the world. Creating - IP Vision for the World-°…