In order to raise awareness on intellectual property among youth, Sakpatenti Training Centre delivered a remote lecture, during which participants of the “Junior Achievement Georgia” program “Be Enterpreneurial” familiarize with the role of intellectual property and its protection mechanisms in entrepreneurial activity.
I - Mindia Davitadze, Chairman of the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia "SAKPATENTI" would like delightfully acknowledge: That our agency is on the list of Intellectual Property Centers that have continued to smoothly operate under the Coronavirus Pandemic.
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and its Academy will assist the Training Centre of Sakpatenti in creating an online platform, drafting training materials and introduction of an internship program – the issues were defined at the remote meeting of the representatives of the EUIPO Academy and Sakpatenti Training Centre.
Mr. Mindia Davitadze, Chairman of the National Intellectual Property Centre of Georgia Sakpatenti, held a remote meeting with Mr. António Campinos, President of the European Patent Office (EPO). At the introductory meeting the heads of the Offices discussed the prospects of Georgia’s accession to the European Patent Organisation.
Mr. Mindia Davitadze, the new Chairman of the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia, hosted Peter Wiebler, USAID/Georgia Mission Director. An introductory meeting between Mr. Peter Wiebler and the Sakpatenti Chairman took place at the National Intellectual Property Center premises.
To increase work effectiveness, productivity and efficient allocation of resources, a new control mechanism has been introduced into the National Intellectual Property Centre of Georgia Sakpatenti. As a result of the modifications implemented in the center’s structure, a few days ago the Internal Audit Department has been created and began its functioning. The department will carry out its activity independently and in full compliance with the principles of objectivity and confidentiality.
The primary draft of specifications of Rachan Ham and Gurjaani Peach is ready and soon two new geographical indications will be added to the State Register. Within the EU Twinning Project, specifications of these two products were drafted by the experts engaged in the project, in cooperation with the local producers.