The Importance of IP in the Digital World Brought Inclusively by the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) through Working Group Meetings
Brussels, BE (November 26, 2019) – The European Union Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, a network of experts and specialist stakeholders, held a series of Working Groups meeting for three days. This network is a part of the European Union Intellectual Property Office or known as the EUIPO, a body with the responsibilities of managing the EU trade mark and the registered community design and working with the IP offices of the EU Member States and international partners to offer a similar registration experience for trademarks and designs across Europe and the world.
Involved in the meetings were public observatories, representatives of the private sector and civil society, and also the European Commission services. They were brought to in-depth and intense discussions sessions, with the themes of enforcement, public awareness, IP address in the digital world, to economics and statistics. Representing the youths through Youth IGF Indonesia, Agita Pasaribu as the Ambassador talked about the four key areas of interest for IP and Blockchain in the meeting. In addition, the Observatory Outreach cooperating with intermediaries and SMEs as group of experts were also presented in the meetings.
Seeing how the meetings were participated by not only the experts and stakeholders but also members of the private sector and even young generation civilians, show the will of EUIPO to introduce, inform, and involve more people on the unlimited impacts of IP which play a big role on our nowadays life. From economic and financial matters to public health policies are now being taken care of by the use of IP. With these meetings, EUIPO wanted to remind that the inclusivity is what matters the most when it comes to using technology for the welfare of humanity.