Rashid Meredov, Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, held negotiations with Saule Tlevlevessova, President of the Eurasian Patent Office of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO). The event was organized in the format of a video conference.
The participants of the meeting praised the current level of interaction between Turkmenistan and the EAPO. It was noted that Turkmenistan is the first state that supported the fundamental document of the organization - the Eurasian Patent Convention. The country is still among the most active participants of the EAPO.
The delegates of Turkmenistan told about the main steps taken by the country at the national level. For example, the state is vigorously implementing the Program to Improve Intellectual Property of Turkmenistan, approved for 2021-2025. Among the main tasks of the document is to improve the legislation aimed at protecting the objects of copyright works, bringing it into conformity with international legal standards.
In order to implement the Program, an Interdepartmental Commission was formed in the country in charge of protection of the objects of copyright works. Integration of Turkmenistan into the global patent system in the field of industrial property continues. The state has already joined some treaties forming the key international systematizations.
The parties also discussed the prospects for expanding their partnership. Among other things, mutual interest was aroused by practical cooperation in the field of raising the qualifications of national personnel, as well as legal aspects regarding the protection of works of authorship.
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