On July 14-22, 2022, the 63rd session of the Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is being held at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
The heads of the patent offices of the WIPO member countries participate in the Assembly in online and offline formats and the Tajik delegation under the direction of the Director of the State Institution “National Center for Patents and Information” of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan M. Ismoilzoda directly participates in this Assembly.
This session discusses issues related to inventions, designs, geographical indications, trademarks and service marks and other aspects of intellectual property.
The Director of the Patent Office, speaking at the Assembly, told about the current situation of intellectual property in the Republic of Tajikistan and noted that under the wise policy of the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan His excellency Emomali Rahmon, intellectual property is developing step by step, and in this regard, there were a number of state programs have been adopted and are being implemented, in particular the National Strategy for the Development of Intellectual Property of the Republic of Tajikistan for the period up to 2030.
It should also be noted that the Republic of Tajikistan is the coordinator of the CACEEC group (Group of countries of Central Asia, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe), and within the framework of the Assembly, the meetings of the group are chaired by the Director of the Tajik Patent Office – M. Ismoilzoda.
The cooperation of the Patent Office with the structural divisions of WIPO for further prospects was also discussed, a round table was held where the parties exchanged views with representatives of the patent offices of India, Uzbekistan, Belarus and other countries for the development of mutual cooperation.