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DGIPDiscuss Cooperation Agreement with Japan on Geographical Indications

DJKI Bahas Perjanjian Kerja Sama dengan Jepang untuk Indikasi Geografis

Jakarta - The Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP), Ministry of Law and Human Rights (MoLHR) participated in the Agenda of the 3rd (?) Sub-Committee Meeting on Intellectual Property in the Indonesia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (IJEPA) forum held on July 27, 2020 via Zoom. The meeting discussed articles regulating cooperation between the two countries on Geographical Indications.

"I hope our discussion today will reach an agreement accelerating significant progress for the two countries," said Daulat P. Silitonga, Director of Cooperation and Empowerment of Intellectual Property of DGIP in his remarks.P. Silitonga, Director of Cooperation and Empowerment of Intellectual Property of DGIP in his remarks.

The meeting continued to discuss articles on the protection of Geographical Indications in the two countries until July 29, 2020. IJEPA was established to develop closer economic relationship through cooperation aiming to enhance trade and investment capacity, liberalization, promotion and facilitation between the two countries.

The major elements of the agreement within IJEPA principles are Trade in Goods and Services, Customs Procedures, Investment, Competition and including Intellectual Property.