GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN TRADE MARKS REGISTRY

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Transcript GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN TRADE MARKS REGISTRY

In the Name of Allah the Most
Beneficent and Merciful
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IP Awareness and Capacity
Building of SMEs
Asfand Ali
Assistant Director
IPO-Pakistan
December 14, 2007
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Pakistan Economy in
High Growth Mode (%age Growth)
Category
2003-04
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GDP
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Income
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
6.4%
8.6%
6.6%
7.0%
14.9%
10.9%
14.2%
9.2%
(Per Capita)
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FDI
19.0%
60.0%
131.0%
70.5%
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Trade
19.4%
25.4%
28.8%
8.4%
(Imports fob) (12.6%)
(32.0%)
(43.2%)
(10.3%)
(Exports fob) (10.3%)
(17.0%)
(18.1%)
(5.4%)
Sectoral Share in GDP (2006-07)
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Industrial Sector
26.1%
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Agriculture Sector
21.6%
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Services Sector
52.3%
SMEs in Pakistan
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Economic Establishments: 3.2 million (99% SMEs)
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Value Addition in Manufacturing: 35%
Contribution to GDP: 30%
Share in Manufactured Exports: 25%
Contribution in Employment: 78% (NonAgriculture Sector)
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SME Sector
(Sub-Sectoral Share of SMEs)
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SME Criteria
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Size
Sector
Employment
Annual
Sales
Productive
Assets
Small and
Medium
Enterprises
Manufacturing, Up to
Services and
250 persons
Trade
Up to
Rs. 250
million
Up to Rs.
25 million
Problems of SME Sector
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Awareness; and
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Capacity
Awareness
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IPO-Pakistan Organized Awareness
Seminars in Major Chambers of
Commerce and Industry.
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IPO-Pakistan is now Organizing
Awareness Seminars in Small Trade
Associations that mostly Comprises
of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs).
Awareness (contd.)
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IPO-Pakistan is arranging Stalls in
Exhibitions and Fairs for information
dissemination to Small and Medium
Enterprises.
In Order to Promote IP in Pakistan, IP
Journalism is Playing a Critical Role.
e.g.,
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World Trade Review; and
IP News
Use of Electronic and Print Media for
Information Dissemination.
Awareness (contd.)
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IPO-Pakistan is arranging translation
of different books in Collaboration
with SMEDA and with the Financial
Assistance of WIPO from English to
Urdu Language for the benefit of
SMEs.
Survey of Creative Industries.
Film Production of Success Stories
of Businesses;
Regional Offices of IPO-Pakistan.
IP Help Desks
Islamabad ,
Technology Incubation Center,
National University of Science and
Technology (NUST).
Email: [email protected]
2. Karachi
The Patents Office.
Email: [email protected]
3. Lahore
Small and Medium Enterprises
Development Authority (SMEDA).
Email: [email protected]
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International Seminars
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IPO-Pakistan arranged an International
Seminar in collaboration with WIPO and
SMEDA in June, 2007 on SMEs in
Lahore, Pakistan; and
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WIPO is also going to arrange a Seminar
on Franchising in Lahore on 17-18
December, 2007.
Infrastructure Support Systems
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Trade Marks Journal for the Advertisement
of Trade Marks/Service Marks/Geographical
Indications Applications;
Official Gazette for the Advertisement of
Patent Applications;
Copyright Advertisements are Published in
Newspapers;
IP Journal;
Website.
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IPO Website (www.ipo.gov.pk)
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Dynamic
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Informative
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Availability of Forms etc.
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Publishing IP Journal
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Latest IP Data Being Published
Services for SMEs
ORGANIZATIONS
PCSIR
(Pakistan Council for Scientific and
Industrial Research)
HEC
(Higher Education Commission)
IPR SERVICES
 Technical
facilitation on patent search
and legal advices to ensure best
protection
 Full payment of fee of 200 local applications
filing and 10 foreign applications filing.
 International
search by HEC to know
about the patentability of the invention.
 Payment of patent application and patent
attorney fee.
PSF
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(Pakistan Science Foundation)
 Awards
for inventions
Services for SMEs (Contd.)
PASTIC
(Pakistan Scientific and
Technological Information Center)
NUST
(Technology Incubation Center)
SMEDA
(Small & Medium Enterprise
Development Authority)
IPO-Pakistan
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(Intellectual Property Organisation
of Pakistan)
 Advice
on technical and financial matters and
facilitation in patent application filing.
 Technical
advice on facilitation of patent, trade mark
and copyright filing
 Promotion of research and development.
 Patent Help-Lines
 IP
awareness in the form of Workshops and
Seminars
 Technical facilitation of patent drafting and legal
advice on IP matters
 Patent Help Lines
 Outreach
Program for linkaging and leveraging
internal and external constituencies.
 Patent help-lines for guidance of the researcher’s
community
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Fee Structure
The Fee Structure for Patents, Trade
Marks/Service Marks and Copyrights is being
kept low as an enabler for SME Sector. The
Fee Structure is as under:
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Copyrights
Trade Marks/Service Marks
Patents
US $ 9/US $ 17/US $ 38/-
Support Institution for SMEs
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SMEDA (Small and Medium Enterprises
Development Authority); and
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SME Bank
SME Policy 2007
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SME Policy 2007 embeds the following
Policy Objective:
“Improving and Enforcing Intellectual
Property Rights for SMEs”
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IPO-SMEDA Collaboration
in Public Outreach Programme
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Conclusion
The Regional Interface of IP Offices here
in Korea in this beautiful Island will
definitely help Pakistan to Improve its
Strategy and Enrich Expertise for
Enhancing IP Awareness in the Micro
and SME Sector.
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Intellectual Property Rights
 Protect
your own IP Rights; and
 Respect
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IP Rights of others
Thanks
visit IPO-Pakistan
@
website: www.ipo.gov.pk
Email: [email protected]
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