Presentation on theme: "WIPO-ICC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND OTHER BUSINESS SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS RESOURCES AND POSSIBLE PARTNERSHIPS."— Presentation transcript:
WIPO-ICC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND OTHER BUSINESS SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS RESOURCES AND POSSIBLE PARTNERSHIPS FOR CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE WHEN SETTING UP IP PROGRAMS A. Munkhnast Senior officer, Patent and Trademark Bureau Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
2 Agenda Introduction Activities by Patent And Trademark Bureau, Mongolian National Chamber Of Commerce And Industry Resources and possible partnerships Case study of partnership with WIPO Summary
3 Mongolia Capital: Ulaanbaatar – the largest city 800,000 Official Language: Mongolian Total area: 1,564,116 km² (19 th largest) 603,909 sq mile Population: 2,996,081 (July 2008 est) Political system: Parliamentary Republic Currency: tugrug Internet:.mn It borders Russia to the north and China to the south Divided into 21 provinces,
4 Mongolian economy Mongolia has made great progress in its transition to a market-based system since the early 1990s. After years of flat or negative growth rates, economic growth took off in 2004 (10.6%) and is expected to stabilize at between 5 to 6% per year for the next few years. The bulk of this growth comes from the mining and agriculture.
5 Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry The Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the main representative body of Mongolian business community. 25 Councils. 17 local branch Chambers. 90 staffs at HQ office. 1500 nationwide members of which 70% are SMEs. Founded in 1960. First Mongolian IP agent since 1970. Patent & Trademark Bureau cooperates with around 100 law firms from 20 countries.
6 Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Main activities carried out by MNCCI: Rendering overall business service to its members and non-members Operating public-private sector counseling committees Operating bilateral economic cooperation committees Developing dialogue and partnership with the Government and its institutions on creating sound business environment Arbitrating foreign trade disputes Inspecting export and import goods on a neutral basis Certifying foreign trade documentation Protecting industrial property rights Promoting export and SMEs Organizing domestic and international exhibitions and trade fairs Sending and hosting business missions Exchanging business and investment information Promoting public relations with the media and member companies Conducting training, seminars and conferences.
7 Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry MNCCI under Umbrella principle operates 25 sector specific councils within itself in order to sustain development of the respective sectors and to discuss difficulties, achievements and development issues: 1.Tourism development Council 2.Franchising Council 3.Construction Council 4.Accredited laboratories Council 5.Bio, Eco-product development Council 6.Information and Technology Council
8 Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry 7. MONPRO Trade facilitation Council 8. Sustainable development Council for leather manufacturers 9. Cashmere export Council 10. Policy, economic and legal reformation Council 11. Micro-finance development Council 12. Retailers Council 13. Women enterpreneurs Council 14. Food producers Council 15. Labor safety and hygiene Council
9 Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry 16. Handicrafts Council 17. Culture, media promotion Council 18. Micro and Small Business Council 19. Importers Council 20. Quality Management Council 21. Corporate Social Responsibility Council 22. Export support Council 23. Foreign Investors Council 24. Clean production and energy Council 25. Science and Business Council
10 Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Following Committees and Councils have been operating at MNCCI to expand public-private- partnership Government and the Private Sector Consultative Committee Customs and Businesses Consultative Committee Municipal Office and the Private Sector Consultative Committee Legal Consultative Committee National Committee of Trade facilitation
11 Patent & Trademark Bureau MNCCI established Patent & Trademark Bureau in 1970. Patent & Trademark Bureau cooperates with around 100 law firms of 20 countries. Annually Patent and Trademark Bureau deal with over 200 trademarks, 60 patents and 25 industrial design and utility model certificates in average. Bureau operates Franchising Council within the Chamber. We offer 30% discounted service fee for members. Main functions: Bureau deals with industrial property rights issues such as registering, filing and prosecuting of applications for patents, trademarks, geographical indications and industrial designs, renewal and assignment thereof, records of ownership changes and licenses as well as their litigation. We provide legal advice to domestic and foreign customers and clients, while handling with international registration of trademarks.
12 Main activities: 1.Registering, filing and prosecuting IP related patents, trademarks, utility model and industrial design 2.Franchising Council (www.mongolfranchise.mn )www.mongolfranchise.mn 3.Geographical Indication National Center (www.gi-mongolia.com)www.gi-mongolia.c 4.Patent owners database for licensing and certificates Patent & Trademark Bureau
13 Patent & Trademark Bureau Main activities: 5. Best National Brands of the Year Award Ceremony 6. Best 99 products - Mongolia Grand Quality – every two years 7. Inventions and Utility Models exhibition 8. Business Times weekly newspaper & Business Development monthly journal
14 Patent & Trademark Bureau Main activities: 9.Trainings and manuals on IP related matters 10. Implement projects and programs independently and jointly with stakeholders ( GI-project 2007-2008) 11. IP Panorama – CD tools for public awareness, stakeholders and customers.
15 MNCCI - International cooperation EU Asia Invest projects: Ecoprofit for sustainable Mongolian Entrepreneurship Support to Mongolias agriculture associations in the sustainable development of Geographical Indications Capacity building of Mongolian and Inner Mongolian (Chinese) Energy Service Companies (ESCO) TECHFOOD EU-ASIA PROJECT Netherlands Senior Advisors (Pum) Partnership Project MNCCI- DIHK Green Loan Credit Funds
16 Patent & Trademark Bureau – International cooperation (1) Asia Invest II-GI project - CCFRA, SDA, OriGIn, MNCCI ICC – IP Tool-kit WIPO- KIPO - MOU-IP Panorama Shanghai IPA -Cooperation agreement Swiss Agency Development and Cooperation (SDC) - Cooperation agreement-Camelact
17 International cooperation with WIPO (2) Some particular events: Active cooperation with WIPO since 2007 Trainings and seminars, exhibition (franchise, IP panorama) Ongoing projects on issuing IP Panorama
18 International cooperation with WIPO (3) Franchise seminars: By WIPO, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and International Enterprise Singapore On September 18 to 21, 2007 in Singapore On Singapore-WIPO Regional workshop on the role of Intellectual Property in enhancing competitiveness and growth of SMEs in the Franchising sector MNCCI delegation participated and delivered presentation
19 International cooperation with WIPO (4) Franchise seminars: Follow ups: First National seminar on Intellectual Property and Development of the Franchising sector in Mongolia Supported by WIPO On November 29 - 30, 2007, Ulaanbaatar Hosted by MNCCI. Over 50 participants, such as Hamilton Pratt Business and Franchise Solicitor (UK), WIPO delegation.
20 International cooperation with WIPO (5) Exhibition of Women inventors Organized by WIPO, Korean Women Inventors Association (KWIO) Korean International Womens Invention Exposition 2008 May 8-10, 2008, in Seoul, Korea Representative from PTB of MNCCI participated and set up contacts and relationships with Korean participants.
21 WIPO supported IP Panorama Asian regional meeting on using IP PANORAMA for building capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises for Intellectual Property management jointly by WIPO, KIPO and KIPA In Jeju Island (Republic of Korea) on December 13 and 14, 2007 MNCCI delegation participated and delivered presentation Follow-ups: National seminar on using IP PANORAMA in cooperation with WIPO, KIPO and MNCCI Objective: Building capacity of Small and Medium –sized Enterprises for strategic Intellectual Property Management On March13-14,2008 in Ulaanbaatar Over 50 business operators Signed MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING on Establishing IP for Business Course and Using IP PANORAMA by WIPO, KIPO and MNCCI.
22 Networking and Partnerships Both MNCCI and PTB (Patent & Trademark Bureau) cooperate with and coordinate activities of domestic organizations (IPOM, MNCCI, Mongolian Association of IP Attorneys, Ministry of Education, Culture and Technology, Public and private Universities, science andresearch institutions, professional agencies, associations etc) PTB is actively expanding cooperation with foreign organizations under technical and financial assistance (WIPO, national IP offices of other countries, ICC, ITC, donor organizations, foundations)
23 National IP Action Plan (1) Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry developed and approved a long- and short-term development plan aimed promoting protection of intellectual properties: National Intellectual Property Action Plan Main Objectives: To enhance capacity building of government, private sector and social community organizations in order to equally create awareness on IP issues To promote and encourage invention, initiation, industrial application of intellectual works and protection of intellectual property To provide a comprehensive policy for IP education
24 National IP Action Plan (2) Implementation areas: Information resources Education tools Promotional activities Partnership and projects
25 Information resources IP books, manuals, brochures, magazines, CD Website-Database of patent owners Consulting center-IPOM, MNCCI, Mongolian association of IP Attorneys TV series of programmes National IP Action Plan (3) Education tools Lecture: Lecturers database Audio CD-IP Panorama Modules of other countries Company visits: To conduct training for employees To learn their practices Promotional activities Open Day events Exhibitions and trade fairs Invention and technology shows Mass media Essay writing competition Science and research conferences Partnership and projects To implement small projects and cooperate with development programs operating in Mongolia To have a partnering mass media for permanent cooperation (TV channels, radio)
26 Summary MNCCI – the main representative body of Mongolian business community. (1,500) MNCCI – experienced and reputable partner to both domestic and international business clients. PTB – expanding its perspectives of intellectual property related matters nationwide and worldwide. PTB – strengthening its capacity-building.