| Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs: The Expansion Continues, 30.3.17, Geneva
A Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs: The Expansion Continues, is being organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) at it's headquarters in Geneva on Thursday, March 3 2017.
The objective of the Seminar is to give feedback to users after some two years of presence in the Hague System of Japan, the Republic of Korea and the United States of America regarding its use in the respective countries, as well as the level of designations of these countries. Moreover, it will offer the opportunity to participants to get an update from the Intellectual Property Office of the Russian Federation relating to its future accession to the Hague System.
Moreover, the expectations of users who want to continue acquiring knowledge of the Hague System and learn about its functioning and how to use it in practice will be also taken into account. The present document includes practical information for participants attending the Seminar.
The Seminar will take place at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), 34 chemin des Colombettes, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland, in Room B, on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Access to WIPO will be possible as from 8 a.m. in order for badges to be collected in a timely manner (more information on badge collection is provided on page 3). The sessions will start at 9 a.m. and will end at 5 p.m. The Seminar will be conducted in English.
In order to avoid delays, and in accordance with the Note Circular C.H 128 sent on February 17, 2017, all participants, including those based in Geneva, are kindly requested to register online by March 23, 2017.
The link for online registration is: https://www3.wipo.int/eventregistration/hague.xhtml?lang=en.
Registration fee: 300 Swiss francs, covering participation in the Seminar, documentation, luncheon and coffee breaks. Registration will be final upon receipt by WIPO of the registration fee. The competent authorities of the Contracting Parties of the Hague Union will be exempt from payment of this fee.
Any questions or comments on the online registration procedure may be addressed to
Information and documentation on the Seminar are available online as follows: