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MEETING OF THE BELARUSIAN DELEGATION WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF WTO Print
Thursday, 10 October 2019 18:05

On October 9, 2019, the Belarusian delegation met with representatives of the World Trade Organization. The agenda included issues of holding a national WTO seminar in Minsk on some aspects of The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), scheduled for November 5 and 6 this year.

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MEETING OF BELARUSIAN DELEGATION WITH THE HEAD OF THE HAGUE REGISTRY Print
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 17:20

The meeting of Belarusian delegation with the Head of the Hague Registry Mr. Grégoire Bisson was held, during which the issues of accession of the Republic of Belarus to the Hague system of international registration of industrial designs were discussed. In particular, practical aspects of national seminar on industrial designs to be held in Minsk on November were discussed.

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MEETING WITH THE COPYRIGHT LAW DIVISION OF WIPO Print
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 18:18

As part of the 59th series of meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a meeting was held between Mr. Uladzimir Rabavolau, the Director General of NCIP and Ms. Michele Woods, the Director of the Copyright Law Division of WIPO. During the meeting, Belarusian party provided the information on the status of accession of the Republic of Belarus to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. The parties discussed practical issues regarding the provisions of this agreement.

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MEETING OF THE BELARUSIAN DELEGATION WITH THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL OF WIPO Print
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 18:00

The Belarusian delegation met with Sylvie Forbin, Deputy Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), during which the Belarusian delegation informed WIPO about the adoption of a new law on copyright and related rights, which will come into force in May 2020. Sylvie Forbin was also informed about the measures taken for further development of the system of collective management of the rights of authors and other copyright holders of Belarus. In particular, the topic of regulation of issues in the field of intellectual property in relation to OTT technologies was discussed.

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MEETING WITH THE DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSITION AND DEVELOPED COUNTRIES OF WIPO Print
Monday, 07 October 2019 17:11

On October 7, during the 59th series of meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a meeting was held between Mr. Uladzimir Rabavolau, the Director General of NCIP and Mr. Michal Svantner the Director of the Department for Transition and Developed Countries of WIPO, during the meeting the parties summarized the preliminary results of joint events held in 2019 and discussed an action plan for 2020. Measures planned as follows: to develop a policy in the field of intellectual property for universities and R&Ds, to develop a strategy of the Republic of Belarus in the field of intellectual property for the period of 2021-2030, to conduct training for personnel of technology and innovation support centers, as well as training in the sphere of IP mediation. The parties reached an agreement on the implementation of the WIPO Summer Schools on Intellectual Property project in Belarus.

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