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Agency on Intellectual Property summed up the year

29 January 2015

The Agency on Intellectual Property held a board meeting on the results of activity in 2014 and the main objectives for 2015, according to the information service of the agency.

Thus, last year the volume of work carried out by agency was 20.9 billion soums. Higher than the previous figure of 14.2%. During the year, the services are provided 1.2 billion Soums (growth compared with 2013 year was 84.3%).

It was noted that in the past year, work on the further introduction of information and communication technologies in the activities of the agency In particular, the works on the automation of internal documentation and implementation in 2015, an automated system for the adoption of documents from applicants electronically.

In order to inform the general public about the work being done on the legal protection of intellectual property rights, the benefits of such protection, as well as increasing the knowledge of scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs agency in 2014 in the regions conducted 15 seminars organized 15 appearances on television and radio, published dozens of articles in the media.

Based on the most important directions and priorities of economic development for 2015, announced at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Agency identified the problem and approved a work plan for 2015.

Its planned an implementation of concrete measures on issues such as the expansion of outreach aimed at raising public awareness in the field of legal protection of intellectual property, the creation of an enabling environment to entrepreneurs in preparation of documents related to the provision of legal protection of intellectual property, with a view to preventing unnecessary barriers and limitations, the widespread introduction of information and communication technologies and their effective use.