Technical Cooperation Activities under TRIPS Art. 67. - View details of the document

United States of America
              1. This document reports on the technical assistance programmes provided by the US Government concerning the protection, utilization and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs), including patents, trademarks and enforcement for developing and least developed countries (LDCs). It covers activities undertaken from 2018 to 2019.
              2. Through the US Government's extensive training of foreign officials from developed, developing and LDC countries, the advancement of the protection and enforcement of IP is steadily achieved. The US Government, in collaboration with many national and regional government agencies and IP organizations, such as the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and INTERPOL, work to assist all nations, to draft and implement their IP legislation and policy to promote economic, social and cultural development. US Government technical assistance focuses on helping countries achieve sustainable development and growth, in simplifying and streamlining procedures for obtaining IP rights, administering treaties and systems for accomplishing this objective, and providing training and technical assistance to improve the functioning and utilization of IP systems in accordance with the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS).
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