The visit of the Deputy Speaker of the National Council of the Slovak Republic Mrs. Jana Laššáková to the IPO SR
On August 20, the President of the Industrial Property Office of SR Ľuboš Knoth welcomed the Deputy Speaker of the National Council of SR Mrs. Jana Laššáková at the Office. It was her first official visit to the IPO SR.
The IPO SR President informed the Deputy Speaker of the National Council about the work and activities of the Office and outlined the areas of the further development on national and international levels. The Office has got clearly defined priorities in the area of autonomous expert decision-making on granting the industrial property protection, shortening the time of proceedings on applications for industrial rights subject-matters, dissemination of information on industrial rights for business public and also on performing duties resulting from the membership in international treaties and implementation of national and international projects.
Mrs. Jana Laššáková expressed her support to the IPO SR plans, which include increasing the effectiveness of expert activities of the Office, new strategy to raise the awareness of the public on intellectual property, presentation of the Office particularly in Slovakia more purposefully, pilot programmes focused on co-operation with basic and secondary schools related to intellectual property educating, continuing in co-operation with universities and with IP enforcement institutions.