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Assistance to development of national intellectual property systems of countries, parties to the Eurasian Patent Convention has always been one of the priorities in the development of the Eurasian Patent Organization. New times pose to the states and their national patent offices new, more ambitious tasks in transition to innovation economy. Eurasian Patent Organization and Eurasian Patent Office do not remain aloof from solving these important tasks for national economies. Aiming to make its contribution into innovative development of EAPO member-states, the Office is broadening its cooperation with national patent offices, moving from direct assistance to development of national patent offices to assistance to innovative development of EAPO member-states' economies.
The Twenty fifth meeting of the Eurasian Patent Organization Administrative Council (EAPO AC) took place in Moscow, Russian Federation on November 15-17, 2011.
The meeting was attended by plenipotentiary representatives of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Armenia, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and members of the delegation from Republic of Kazakhstan, and Russian Federation. The representative of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) attended the meeting as an observer. The Chairman of the EAPO Administrative Council, the plenipotentiary representative of the Republic of Belarus, Leonid Voronetsky, chaired the meeting.
On October 28, 2011 the Delegation of the Japan Patent Office (JPO) visited the Eurasian Patent Office.
The JPO Delegation was represented by Mr. Shimpei YAMAMOTO, Director of the Regional Policy Office, International Affairs Division, and Mr. Takuya NAKAGAWA, Second Secretary, Embassy of Japan in Russia.
Press-release on the results of the XXIVth (7th extraordinary) meeting of the EAPO Administrative Council
From June 7 to 9, 2011 the XXIVth (7th extraordinary) meeting of the EAPO Administrative Council was held in Moscow region.
From May 23 to 27, 2011 the EAPO delegation visited the National Institute of Intellectual Property of the Committee of Intellectual Property Rights of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter as "the Committee").
On April 15, 2011 the EAPO delegation headed by Kh. Fayazov, EAPO Vice-President, met with the WIPO delegation headed by Yo Takagi, Assistant Director General.
On behalf of the Eurasian Patent Office and me personally I congratulate heartily all colleagues with the World Intellectual Property Day. Under the WIPO's initiative the theme of this year's celebration is "Designing the Future".
Information for applicants, patentholders and their representatives in connection with consequences of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan
Due to catastrophic events in Japan resulting form the powerful earthquake and tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011, the Eurasian Patent Office makes the following announcement.
On March 24, 2010 a delegation from the European Patent Office consisting of Valentin Mir, Director, International Affairs, and Nina Formby, Project Leader for CIS and Mongolia, visited EAPO.