An intellectual property (IP) agreement has been signed by the Japan Patent Office (JPO), the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology, and Innovation in Cambodia.
The signing ceremony took place on March 30 in the presence of Hidetoshi Nishimura, president of the ERIA, and Minister Cham Prasidh of Cambodia.
The agreement constituted a tripartite commitment to promote IP and technical training in both the public and commercial sectors to improve awareness and knowledge of IP in Cambodia, according to a press statement from the ministry on March 31. The three parties expressed their gratitude for the agreement.
The ministry, JPO, and ERIA agreed to offer technical assistance, which will include IP research, joint workshops, lectures, and seminars, knowledge sharing, the promotion of technology transfer, the disseminating of research, the facilitation of exchanges of visits, exchanges of information, and best practices of laws, policies, and regulations relating to IP rights. Read more