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Friday, 25 March 2011

Awareness Workshop on Intellectual Property


A team of staff from the Intellectual Property Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs, conducted an awareness workshop on the Intellectual property on 21 March to the faculty and the senior students (VIII-Sem) of Gaeddu College.

The team presented about the intellectual property rights and the responsibility of the Intellectual Property Division for implementing intellectual property policies to facilitate private-sector development within the country. The session also touched on different aspects of Intellectual Property: The importance of patent, the purpose of trademark registry and copyrights.

The main purpose of the workshop was to create awareness among the participants and concerned Bhutanese citizens on some fundamental concepts of Intellectual Property rights and obligations.

The half-day workshop was organised by Intellectual Property Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Adapted from the following article written by Karma Chhophel

Awareness workshop on IP

A team from an Intellectual Property Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Thimphu conducted an awareness workshop on the Intelectual property for the staff and final year students(VIII-Sem) of Gaeddu College of Business  studies yesterday. According to the Program Coordinator, Mr. Kencho Palden, “the main purpose of organising such workshop in various institutes and organisation is to create awareness among the the concern bhutanese citizens on some fundamental concepts of Intellectual Property and the relevent laws”. The session touched on the different aspects of Intellectual Property such as Patents, Trdemarks, Indutrial design and copy rights and ended successfully with the question and answer session.
 






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