Use of IP Systems Outstanding, says WIPO Official
HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 25 (acn) Cuba is one of the developing
countries that make better use of its system of industrial
property, said Geoffrey Onyeama, Assistant Director-General of
the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), who is
attending a seminar in Cuba.
Onyeama praised Cuba for using
its IP systems to serve the welfare of
society and other peoples of the world, at the opening of
International Seminar Industrial Property, Information
Technology Transfer, in session until Thursday at the
hotel in the capital, reported Granma newspaper.
He also spoke highly of the outstanding professional level
specialists at the Cuban Office of Industrial Property (OCPI)
confirmed the willingness to further enhance cooperation
institution in areas such as training and creating
“Over 80 percent of information technology available in the
world comes of
the patent documents, hence the importance of developing
encourage the transfer of such valuable knowledge to less
nations” said Onyeama.
Maria de los Angeles Sánchez Torres, CEO of the OCPI,
expressed the need
to preserve Cuba´s interests in that matter, by inserting
the activity of
industrial property in the system of science, technology and
and investment and exports of goods and services.