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TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO INDIAN SECTOR STANDARD BODIES, AND ORGANISATION OF WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS TO INVOLVE PRIVATE SECTOR STAKEHOLDERS FURTHER
I. OBJECTIVES II. EXPECTED RESULTS III. INDICATIVE ACTIVITIES
1) To exchange best practices and cooperate in the field of IP Administration between CGPDTM and OHIM to deliver high quality services Result 1
Strengthened capacity of Indian IP-related institutions to deliver high quality services in the areas of trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications.
COMPONENT 1 / Activities for Result 1: Administration and Enforcement
Preparation of reference materials on best practices, simplified workflows and trademark and design examination manuals for the CGPDTM; online publication of trademark and design information on widely accessible websites; development of a trademark classification database; training of trademark and design examiners.
2) To enhance the capacity of the Indian productive sector to create, protect and manage its own brands by using IP as a tool for development Result 2
Improved capacity of the productive sector, especially SMEs, to create, protect and manage their own brands by using IP as a tool for development.
COMPONENT 2 / Activities for Result 2: Branding
Development of information materials and training activities for SMEs on brand creation, protection, management and commercialisation; training on trademark and industrial designs for advisors and attorneys; assistance in the development of information materials and tools to be made available to users; advice and assistance to enhance the use of GIs as a marketing tool and the protection of Indian GIs abroad.