THE Intellectual House Workplace of the Philippines (Ipophl) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Monday, signifying its continued determination to support the country’s higher use of the mental property (IP) procedure for innovation, creativeness and organization.
Ipophl Director General Rowel Barba regarded the troubles faced by the company all through the Covid-19 pandemic and hopes to acquire a lot more purposes for IP legal rights, logos, and patents to service Filipino innovators and creatives superior.
“Our first 25 many years have taught us invaluable lessons on resilience and willpower, and we hope to implement all that we have acquired to obtain additional and greater achievements in the upcoming, together with the passage of the IP Code amendments,” he included.
The proposed amendments to the IP code would press to preserve in move with the speedy improvements in technological know-how and evolving intercontinental authorized frameworks, benchmarks, and finest techniques.
Ipophl Deputy Director General Teodoro Pascua also emphasized the digital change of the agency amid the pandemic to secure their employees as properly as those submitting their applications to the company.
He claimed that guide filing is no extended allowed by Ipophl and that they are utilizing a 100-per cent on-line filing process, as perfectly as submission of documents and payments.
In line with its anniversary celebration, with the theme “Developing a Silver Shiny Upcoming,” the agency also recognized ten IP champions as effectively as 7 Gawad Isip Awardees that helped improve Filipinos’ high-quality of existence by innovation and creative imagination.
IP Champions named by Ipophl had been President Rodrigo Duterte, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña, Environment Mental House Workplace (WIPO) Director Typical Daren Tang, WIPO Deputy Director Typical Andrew Michael Ong, previous Bureau of Patents, Logos and Technological know-how Transfer (BPTTT) Director Ignacio Sapalo, and previous Ipophl director generals Emma Francisco, Adrian Cristobal Jr., Ricardo Blancaflor, and Josephine Santiago.
Ipophl also regarded Gawad Yamang Isip Awardees Dr. Nelia Cortes-Maramba (Agham at Teknolohiya) National Artist Alice Reyes (Sining ng Pagganap at Gawang Panitikan) Jose “Butch” Dalisay Jr. (Sining ng Pagganap at Gawang Panitikan) Countrywide Artist Raymundo Cipriano “Ryan” Cayabyab (Sining ng Pagganap at Gawang Panitikan) Ditta Sandico (Makabagong Disenyo ng Kasangkapan at Kagamitan) Gandang Kalikasan Inc. (Negosyo) and Samar Condition College-Engineering Small business Incubator Area Alliance of Maritime-dependent Corporations and Food items Engineering or SSU TBI LAMBAT (Pangangasiwa ng Yamang Isip).
They also recognized Rene “RJ” Ledesma Jr. as a specific awardee as an IP Ambassador, as he experienced promoted IP defense and advocated versus violations of IP legal rights.
Ipophl also cited top rated filers for 2017 to 2021: the University of the Philippines Los Baños (Patent) Cebu Technological University (Utility Model) Style and design Heart of the Philippines (Industrial Design and style) Ambica Global Corporation (Trademark) and Iglesia ni Cristo (Copyright).
Leading grantees or registrants for 2017-2021: the College of the Philippines Los Baños and De La Salle College (Patent) Capiz Point out College (Utility Model) Design Center of the Philippines (Industrial Structure) and Ambica Global Corp. (Trademark).
Prime agents for 2017-2022: Hechanova and Co. Inc. (Patent) Sapalo Velez Bundang & Bulilan Regulation Workplaces (Utility Model) Hechanova and Co., Inc. (Industrial Style and design) and Federis and Associates Regulation Offices (Trademark).
Regions with greatest filings beneath the Juana Make a Mark Program 2019-2021: Division of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cordillera Administrative Location (very first) DTI Area 12-Soccsksargen (next) and DTI National Capital Area (third).
Best Innovation and Technologies Assist Office environment (ITSO) Filers: Cebu Technological College (initial) Capiz State University (next) and Samar Condition University (third).
The company also acknowledged its important associates in enforcement, federal government agencies, personal sector groups, younger IP advocates, media partners, and international associates.
IpophlDeputy Director General Nelson Laluces expressed gratitude to the awardees, IP champions, and its stakeholders for their continual promotion of the development and perfectly-currently being of Filipinos via intellectual residence as effectively as for safeguarding the nation’s IP legal rights.
“Tonight’s occasion showcases how developing a sturdy IP technique does not depend on an personal, one govt agency, or even a one business. Fairly, guarding advert endorsing the nation’s IP necessitates quite a few arms doing work collectively…We hope that following this party, everybody will be motivated to renew their motivation toward IP,” he claimed.
Laluces included that the celebration of Ipophl’s silver anniversary and recognition of IP champions, awardees, stakeholders and companions confirmed that Filipino ingenuity and enthusiasm can reach so significantly when directed toward encouraging the individuals attain a a lot more relaxed quality of life.