IP PANORAMA Jeju, Dec. 2007 National Program of Assistance in Development of Enterprises' IP Assets in Vietnam Nguyen Thi Thanh HA Pham Thai SON National Office of Intellectual Property Agency for SME Development
Starting point • Gov' awareness of IP important role in enterprises' competitiveness • Prime Minister’s Decision N0 68/2005/QĐ-TTg of April 4, 2005 National Program of Assistance in Development of Enterprises' IP Assets
Overview of Program • Objectives • Improving SMEcompetitiveness • domestic and foreign markets • strategic and potential export products • Promoting use of IP syst. • enhance awareness of IP • encouraging initiative in using IP system • supporting the use of IP system
Overview of Program • Activities of the Program • propagation of and training in IP • support in organization of IP activities within SME • support in establishment, protection and dvpt of SME's IP assets at home and abroad • support in SME's exploitation of IP inf.
Overview of Program • Time frame • 2005-2010 • Phase 1 (2005-2006) : model projects • Phase 2 (2007-2010): Propagate and multiply completed model projects.
Overview of Program • Budges • Gov' budges • Central • Local • Financial aids • Vietnamese • Foreigners
Implementation of Program • Program Projects • Requirements • Corresponding to the Program contents • To meet the set objectives • Selection and contract • put out to contract • selected of the candidate projects • Contractor Entrusted by Projects manager • Subcontractor
Implementation of Program • Project Managers • Central level: NOIP • Provincial level: Department of Science and Technology
Implementation of Program • Program Participants • Sectors • VN SME, associations, alliances, • Ministries, Government organizations (eg.Agencies for SME Dvpt.) • Roles • project contractors • project beneficiaries
Program projects • Projects put out to contract • Propagation, training on IP • Dissemination of IP knowledge, IP-related technology archievements • Dissemination of IP knowledge in localities • Training and education on IP
Program projects • Projects put out to contract • Supporting establishment, exploitation, protection and development of IP assets • Establishment of GI • Management and development of GI • establishment and dvpt of collective marks • trade villages • general corporations • professional associations
Program projects • Projects put out to contract (2) • Supporting establishment, exploitation, protection and development of IP assets • GIs • Collective marks: trade villages, general corporations professional associations • Certification marks: potential exports • Inventions • Computer softwares
Program projects • Projects selected for 2007-2008 • 2 projects of dissemination of IP; • 4 projects of supporting establishment, exploitation, protection and development of IP assets • model IP activities in SME • Marks for SME • GI
Training and education on IP • Project put out to contract: Construction of different courses: • full range of contents: basic, specialized… • meeting different needs - groups of objects • Target: • programs (syllabus, means of providing service, teaching materials…) • experiment provision of programs for some 500-600 peoples
Training and education on IP • Status: Selected no projects • Reason: candidates fail to ensure objectives • Difficulties - common in IP training: • shortage of human resource • lack of methodology & practical experience of how to identify groups with different needs & corresponding contents, measures, modals of training • lack of academic scholars, so teaching materials
Training and education on IP • Status: (2) • no program of IP education and training designed specifically for SME • programs focus only on legal assets, not economical or other aspects needed by SME
Training and education on IP • Hope of IP PANORAMA • model for countries to built up and run a similar program • provide training service for SME • Questions of exploitation IP PANORAMA • how to get access to the service (human, technical, financial resources needed) ? • how to mobilize capable and responsible org. (such as NOIP and ASMED) to exploit it fully ?