Islamabad, January 04, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Chairman Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan and Member National Assembly Mr. Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi has said that new I.T based projects will be introduced in IPO-Pakistan to facilitate and update the status of applications which had been filed for registration of IP Rights.
He stated this while presiding a meeting of IP officials and I.T experts, held at IPO headquarters Islamabad on Friday. The meeting was attended by Executive Director Umer Dad Afridi, Directors Messaq Arif, Inam Muhammad, Muhammad Ismail, Chaudhry Asfand Ali and other officials of IPO.
The Director General IPO, Mr. Sajjad Ahmad elaborated the features of new I.T based projects and said that various initiatives are under process in accordance with the successful modals of developed countries.
Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi said that efforts were being made to develop IPO-Pakistan on modern lines by adopting latest techniques and following internationally known IP practices. He also said that after introducing I.T based new systems, the applicants will get modern facilities to interact with IP Registries. He said on the occasion, that it is need of time to get maximum benefit from such latest technologies to improve the system.
He said that IPO-Pakistan is utilizing all possible resources to protect IP Rights of the Rights Owners. During the meeting different proposals were shared for the development of IPO-Pakistan, especially with respect to digitization system. Earlier, Mr. Mujtaba Akram, Assistant Director, IPO gave detailed briefing on the I.T systems.
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