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Pakistan : Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan.

The Director General IPO-Pakistan Mr. Sajjad Ahmed has said that legal reforms being carried out for strict compliance of IPO Ordinance which is under the final stage of its enactment in the parliament. He stated this while sharing his views during Judges Colloquium, organized by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) with the assistance of European Union under Trade Related Technical Assistance Program TRTA, II at Singapore. He also pointed out the keen interest and personal efforts of Chairman IPO-Pakistan and Member of National Assembly Mr. Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi for putting IPO-Pakistan on fast track by taking important policy decisions and providing a guideline to upgrade the standard of services, says a Press Release, received from Singapore here today.

Participants of Judges Colloquium discussed valuable consideration during roundtable sessions and highlighted the provisions for protection of RP Rights in the Judicial System of Pakistan. They stressed the need for enhancing capacity building initiatives to involve maximum member of Pakistan Judiciary from all over the country which would help to provide legal protection to the right owners. Different valuable recommendations were made by the speakers and participants consist on most of District and Session Judges from all the Provinces of Pakistan, Public Prosecutors and IP Attorneys while describing Pakistan Penal Court, Custom Act and other relevant laws of Pakistan with regard to protection of IP Rights in the country.

IP Attorney Mr. Muhammad Majid Bashir, Judge Lee Seiu Kin, L.T.C. Harms, former Deputy President, Supreme Court of Appeal; South Africa Ms Louis Director WIPO, Judge of Consumer Court Rawalpindi Mr. Sohail Nasir and Ms. Uzma Chughtaai Judge Child Protection Court, Lahore, Mr. Faheem Siddique Member Inspection Team, Registrar Sindh High Court, Ms. Rashida Asad , Abdul Sattar Member Inspection Team Lahore High Court, Mr. Muhammad Ayub Khan District and Session Judge Peshawar High Court enthusiastically participated in routable sessions and focused on legal procedure to be adopted for protection of IP Rights.

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Date:Sep 29, 2012
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