On the occasion of the International Intellectual Property Day - April 26, the State Office of the Republic of Macedonia, orginized an event and hosted the traditional award of the PATENT OF YEAR in the Thessaloniki Hotel in Skopje.
This year the PATENT OF YEAR award was awarded to the author Victor Nastev for the invention "Device with electric or pneumatic movement of a folding mechanism for initiating speed reduction of vehicles", whose application was filed in July 2017 by the representative BERIN.
This year’s World Intellectual Property Day campaign celebrates the brilliance, ingenuity, curiosity and courage of the women who are driving change in our world and shaping our common future. In this regard, Mr. Goran Gerasimovski, Deputy Director of the State Office for Industrial Property, pointed out that, according to the current statistics, about 10% of the total patent applications submitted to the Macedonian IP Office were submitted by women with a hope that this percentage will increase in the future.
Exhibition of inventions and new technologies ”Taiwan INNOCECH EXPO” (Formerly known as TAIPEI INT'L INVENTION SHOW & TECHNOMART / TAIPEI INST)which is a part of the activities of the Taiwan bureau of Foreign Trade and organized by Taiwanese Organization for Foreign Trade Promotion ( TAITRA) this year from 27thto 29thof September have held the exhibition on 17.500 m2 ground with 565 participants and together with the parallel global event, e-Commerce Expo Asia, that was visited by more than 70.000 visitors.
For the official innovation contest 480 inventions were registered from 24 countries as well as one invention from Macedonia represented by our IP Agency Berin.
Invention of Viktor Nastev “Smart Bumps” have been prized with silver medal in the official rank, which is great success for this invention since it fully comply with the slogan of the exhibition slogan “ Sustainability, Innovative Inventions and Future technologies.
Apart from the official ranking two inventions by Macedonian inventots were presented at the show “ Shirt stay “ from Mr. Kristijan Popovski and Mr. Nenad Pantović and ”The water purification plants which uses bio filters” by Mr. Joti Popovski.
Within the activities of the Diplomatic Club Skopje on the occasion of 25 years since the membership of the Republic of Macedonia in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), prof. Dr. Gjorgji Filipov has written a paper on this topic.
The paper has been published in Diplomatic Chronicle, No. 5, June 2018. In the paper are especially considered the following subjects: the creation of the legal regulation in the Republic of Macedonia as a basis for membership in WIPO, the beginnings of the presence of representatives of the Republic of Macedonia in the headquarters of WIPO in Geneva, the Institute for Protection of Industrial Property of the Republic of Macedonia and its activation of the work of WIPO.
The emphasis in the labor is given to the accession to the agreements administered by WIPO, that is, the continuity of the cooperation of the Republic of Macedonia with the World Intellectual Property Organization since 1993 until today.
The full text of the prof. Dr. Filipov can be read on the following link:
On invitation by the "Europa Institute" from "University of Saarland" in Saarbrücken, Germany, prof. Dr. Gjorgji Filipov held a lecture on "Patents" on July 18, 2018. The lecture was part of the Summer School "European Competition Law & Protection of Intellectual Property Rights" (8-21 July 2018), organized for postgraduates and PhD students from the countries of Southeastern Europe and Germany.
During the lecture within three school hours prof. Dr. Filipov focused on the characteristics and challenges of the Patent Cooperation Treaty and the European Patent System, making comparisons with the patent systems of the United States, Japan, Korea and China. Within the framework of his visit to the University of Saarland, prof. Dr. Filipov was introduced to the work of the faculties and institutes of information science and computer engineering at this university (counterpart of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering at the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”).
Dr. Filipov and the Agency for Intellectual Property BERIN express their gratitude to the European Institute, prof. Dr. Thomas Gegerich (executive director of the institute), prof. Dr. Neda Zdraveva (coordinator of the Macedonian group of participants), to the masters Marijke, Jana, Reg, as well as to the doctoral candidates, Dominique and Janik on the reception and assistance during their stay. A special gratitude to all the attendants of the Summer School for their active participating in the lecture.
The report of Bogoljub Ilievski (IP Attorney in BERIN Ltd.) about the annual meeting in the European Patent Office - Quality Platform (EPI - EPO) has been published in the last edition quarterly magazine of the European Patent Institute. The report can be read at the following page https://information.patentepi.com/issue-2-2018/report-from-pfq-meeting.html
Bogoljub Ilievski is Prsident of the Quality Committee of the European Patent Institute and its representative in the Higher quality advisory body of the EPO.
On June 11, 2018 in Vienna, the President of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen received a delegation of the "European Academy of Sciences and Arts", led by the President of the Academy, prof. Dr. Felix Unger. The ambassador, prof. Dr. Gjorgji Filipov, Chairman of the Board of the Agency for Intellectual Property "Berin" - Skopje and Director of "Berin International" - Vienna was one of the members of the delegation.
During the meeting, President Bellen held a speech addressing the situation in Austria and the European Union and the current issues it deals with, such as: aligning customs attitudes with the United States, the need for EU enlargement, building a common view on the topic of refugees and asylum seekers, education and science in the EU and the development of democracy and the further unification of Europe. In that sense, Belen said "Europe has many democrats, it's a question, how many of them are real Europeans", (oriented towards Europeanization of the EU, annexed by G.F.). He characterized the Salzburg-based “European Academy of Sciences and Arts” as a true forum that tirelessly spread the idea of a European Union on a scientific and educational plan.
During the meeting, the President of the European Academy Dr. Unger handed over Bellen's invitation to be the patron of the Academy at the next General Assembly in March 2019 which was pleasently accepted. After the official ceremony, a cocktail was organized, and President Bellen talked to the members of the Academy including Dr. Gjorgji Filipov.
The International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting2018 was held for the 140th time from May 18-25 in Seattle (USA), the city of Microsoft, Boeing, Starbucks, Amazon, Jimi Hendriks, Nirvana and many other glorious companies and individuals who have contributed or marked the development of world industry and culture.
This Assembly was attended by 11000 patent and trademark attorneys from all around the world. The Agency for Intellectual Property BERIN was represented by Vancho Damjanski (Executive Menager) and prof. Dr. Gjorgji Filipov (Founder and Menager of Berin International from Vienna). Prof. Dr. Filipov was also representer of the Faculty of Information Science and Computer Engineering (FINKI) through the work of the committees for professors, academics and workers in the field of intellectual property.
During the INT 2018 the BERIN's representatives attended sixty meetings and took part in the opening of more events as well as the Grand Finale. They also visited the head offices of Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, as well as the first and so far the only Amazon Go shop in America, which operates without vendors and cashiers (Amazon Go). They also did not miss to visit the sightings of other landmarks of Seattle and talk to Ms .Tish Berard (the INTTA President) and Axel Nooderman (the Co-President). The crown of these evenets and meeting was the meeting of Vancho Damjanski with the Starbucks executive chairman, Mr. Huard Schulz.
*“专利”一词来自拉丁语 “patere”，意指“摊开”（即供公众查阅），而 “letters patent” 原指皇家颁布给个人或企业的某种特权的证明。
*© 就是英文词语 – “copyright” 的简称；这个词字面意义即 “复制权利”的意思。
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1993 : 注册
1993 : 专利
1994 : 伙伴关系
1994 : 第一工业设计与商标应用
1995 : 第一次PCT申请
1996 : 发明推广
1997 : 国际商标
2001 : 国际工业设计保护
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