Awareness on IP
AWARENESS WORKSHOP ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SYSTEM FOR THE START-UPS
April 29, 2021, Thimphu: The Department of Intellectual Property’s (DoIP) Branding Bureau members conducted a half-day awareness workshop on Intellectual Property (IP) system to the entrepreneurs of Changzamtog Business Start-up Center. The participants were sensitized on the importance of integrating IP to build their businesses stronger, competitive and resilient. The workshop covered the following topics of IP system:
1. Overview of IP system;
3. Industrial Design;
4. Copyrights and Related Rights; and
Besides, the recently launched TV spots on IP were also screened. The program was co-ordinated by the Department of Cottage & Small Industry (DCSI) and attended by 20 participants comprising of Business start-up entrepreneurs and few DCSI officials.
The Branding Bureau comprising of relevant officials from the DoIP and DCSI was established on April 26, 2019 as a part of the EIE-BD (Enabling Innovation Environment to Strengthen Business Competitiveness through Brands and Designs) project between the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the DoIP.