23 March 2017
Islamabad
Reporter: Barney Dixon

IPO Pakistan and SIPO agree to MOU


The intellectual property offices of China and Pakistan have agreed a memorandum of understanding to ensure high levels of cooperation.

The two offices will focus on cooperation in patent examination, the exchange of information and experiences, technical assistance, and training of personnel.

Pakistan commerce minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said China and Pakistan will consult each other so that both countries’ stances on major World Intellectual Property Organization issues are “in sync”.

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