EUGIPP – OVERALL AND ANNUAL WORK PLAN

The EUGIPP focuses on three expected results.

  1. Technical cooperation: strengthening IP institutions, networks, and IP personnel, for a more efficient and user-friendly IPR system.
  2. Policy & Enforcement cooperation: supporting the modernisation, transparency and fair implementation of IP enforcement policies in Georgia.
  3. Awareness raising: increasing awareness on the benefits of a comprehensive IPR system among opinion makers and specific segments of the general public in Georgia.

Annual work plan

2020

No

Activity

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

1

On-demand study or assistance related to strengthening the protection and/or enforcement and/or awareness of IPRs in the context of the AA/DCFTA

                 

Result 1 - Strengthened IP institutions, networks and related staff for an efficient IPR system in Georgia

2

Development of examination guidelines on Designs – Convergence of practices [1]

 

   

 

         

3

Development of examination guidelines on trade marks– Convergence of practices

 

 

 

           

4

Quality Management System certification - ISO 9001

 

 

 

           

5

Seminar on Convergence of Practices

   

 

           

6

Conference on IP case law

                 

7

Study visit to the EUIPO

                 

8

Integration into TMClass and HBD terms translation into Georgian

                 

9

Support to Sakpatenti IP Training Center of Georgia (SIPTCG)

                 

Result 2 - Contributed to the modernization, transparency and fair implementation of IP policies and enforcement in Georgia

10

Gap analysis of the EU and Georgian legislations on trade marks and designs

 

 

             

11

Comparative study of the EU and Georgian legislations on copyright

 

 

             

12

Comparative analysis of the EU and Georgian legislations on enforcement

 

 

             

13

Compilation and review of the important IP decisions of European Court of Justice and General Court and the Boards of Appeal

                 

Result 3 - Increased awareness on the benefits of a comprehensive IPR system among opinion makers and specific segments of the general public in Georgia

14

Project Launch Event

                 

15

Creativity and IP in Georgian schools [1] [2] [3] [4]

                 

 

The EUGIPP focuses on three expected results.

  1. Technical cooperation: strengthening IP institutions, networks, and IP personnel, for a more efficient and user-friendly IPR system.
  2. Policy & Enforcement cooperation: supporting the modernisation, transparency and fair implementation of IP enforcement policies in Georgia.
  3. Awareness raising: increasing awareness on the benefits of a comprehensive IPR system among opinion makers and specific segments of the general public in Georgia.

Annual work plan

2021

No

Activity

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

1

On-demand study or assistance related to strengthening the protection and/or enforcement and/or awareness of IPRs in the context of the AA/DCFTA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Result 1 - Strengthened IP institutions, networks and related staff for an efficient IPR system in Georgia

2

Development of examination guidelines on Designs – Convergence of practices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Development of examination guidelines on trade marks– Convergence of practices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Alignment of Common Practices with EUIPN (CP8 – CP10)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Training programme on the examination of national and international design applications,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Support to Quality Management System certification - ISO 9001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Capacity development on Human Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Study visit to the EUIPO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Seminar on Convergence of Practices and Tools (CP8 – CP10)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Exchange of experiences on counterfeiting and piracy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Colloquium with EU judges and courts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Workshop on alternative dispute resolution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Training on the benefits of HDB/TMClass and TMView

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Support to Sakpatenti Training Centre (SIPTCG)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Result 2 - Contributed to the modernization, transparency and fair implementation of IP policies and enforcement in Georgia

15

Gap analysis of the EU and Georgian legislations on trade marks and designs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Comparative study of the EU and Georgian legislations on copyright and related rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Comparative analysis of the EU and Georgian legislations and practices on IPR enforcement & Development of guidelines for enforcement authorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Compilation and review of the important IP decisions of European Court of Justice and General Court and the Boards of Appeal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Standardization and codification on the Statute of Chamber of Appeals in Georgia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R.3 Increased awareness on the benefits of a comprehensive IPR system among opinion makers and specific segments of the general public in Georgia

20

Awareness raising to SMEs, promotion on the benefits of IP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Stakeholders event

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Creativity and IP in Georgian schools [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The EUGIPP focuses on three expected results.

  1. Technical cooperation: strengthening IP institutions, networks, and IP personnel, for a more efficient and user-friendly IPR system.
  2. Policy & Enforcement cooperation: supporting the modernisation, transparency and fair implementation of IP enforcement policies in Georgia.
  3. Awareness raising: increasing awareness on the benefits of a comprehensive IPR system among opinion makers and specific segments of the general public in Georgia.

Annual work plan

2022

No

Activity

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

1

On-demand study or assistance related to strengthening the protection and/or enforcement and/or awareness of IPRs in the context of the AA/DCFTA (throughout the year 2022)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Result 1 - Strengthened IP institutions, networks and related staff for an efficient IPR system in Georgia

2

Development of examination guidelines on trade marks– Convergence of practices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Specialised course on trade mark guidelines and related stakeholder event

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Alignment of common practices with the European Union Intellectual Property Network)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Development of IP Scan services and IP pre-diagnostics for the benefit of SMEs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

Support to certification on mediation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Capacity development on Human Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Quality Management System certification - ISO 9001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Supporting Sakpatenti’s Training Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Seminars with enforcement authorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

IP Case Law Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Support to e-filing system

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Result 2 - Contributed to the modernization, transparency and fair implementation of IP policies and enforcement in Georgia

13

Compilation of decisions of the European Court of Justice, General Court and the EUIPO Boards of Appeal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Comparative analysis of Georgian legislation on trade marks and designs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Comparative study of the EU and Georgian legislations on copyright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Comparative analysis of the EU and Georgian legislations on enforcement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Standardisation and codification of the Statute of the Chamber of Appeals at Sakpatenti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Study on economic impact of counterfeiting and piracy in Georgia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Support to IP enforcement network in Georgia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R.3 Increased awareness on the benefits of a comprehensive IPR system among opinion makers and specific segments of the general public in Georgia

20

Creativity and IP in Georgian schools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Study on Economic benefits of IP in Georgia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Policy-level stakeholder event to promote importance of IPR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

01 - 31 Oct - Dec
Tbilisi

Seminars with enforcement authorities

Following on from the successful organisation of the Enforcement Forum in June in 2021, the present activity aims to mobilise EU expertise to exchange best practices with Georgian enforcement authorities.
01 - 31 Jul - Dec
Online

Support to e-filing system

Sakpatenti already has an online filing system in place and that has prevented it from being greatly affected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
01 - 31 Jul
Alicante

IP Case Law Conference

Based on the success of the IP Case Law Conference (IPCLC) 2020, the activity will allow more IP practitioners from Georgia to participate in the IPCLC 2022 and benefit from the opportunity to meet again with high qualified experts in the IP field fro
01 - 31 Apr - Dec
Online

Comparative study of the EU and Georgian legislations on copyright

The purpose of this activity is to do a comparative study of the Georgian and EU copyright systems. The study will assess the level of approximation between the European and Georgian law and analyse the divergences between the two systems.
01 - 31 Apr - Dec
Online

Comparative analysis of Georgian legislation on trade marks and designs

This activity intends to identify the existing gaps between Georgian legislation on trade marks and designs and the EU legislation. It will make recommendations for closing the gaps and propose legal amendments to converge with European Union IP standards.
01 - 31 Apr - Dec
Tbilisi

Creativity and IP in Georgian schools

Based on the success of previous activities, the EUGIPP will continue to work in the field of education by involving teachers and students of
01 - 31 Jan - Dec
Online

Quality Management System certification - ISO 9001

The EU Georgia Intellectual Property Project will support Sakpatenti in obtaining the ISO 9001 certification, building on previous efforts already initiated to obtain the certification.
01 - 30 Jan - Jun
Online

Supporting Sakpatenti’s Training Centre

This activity aims to support the Sakpatenti IP Training Centre of Georgia (SIPTCG) to define and take specific actions to build a conducive IP learning environment in the following areas of cooperation:
01 - 31 Jan - Dec
Online

Support to certification on mediation

Drawing on the established cooperation with the EUIPO Boards of Appeal, and building on the experience of the seminar on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) held in July 2021, this activity seeks to allow selected Sakpatenti staff to attend specific
01 - 31 Jan - Dec
Online

Study on Economic benefits of IP in Georgia

Based on the necessity of assessing the current impact of IPR on the Georgian economy, this study will specifically target the reality within Georgia and will take into account all relevant factors influencing the protec
01 - 31 Jan - Dec
Online

Support to IP enforcement network in Georgia

In order to improve the quality of actions taken by enforcement authorities and judges, the cooperation between the different IP practitioners in the country (i.e.
01 - 31 Jan - Dec
Online

Capacity development of human resources

The main purpose of this activity is to reinforce HR policies within Sakpatenti as part of the ISO certification process. Within this framework, following two main actions will be carried out during the AWP 2022.
22 - 24 Nov
Alicante

Study visits to the EUIPO

From 22 to 24 November 2021, Sakpatenti staff visited the EUIPO’s premises in Alicante on a study trip.
14 - 15 Jun
Tbilisi

Enforcement Forum

IPR enforcement is crucial for the proper implementation of the association agreement between the EU and Georgia.
31 Mar
Online

World IP Day Preparatory Online Seminar

The purpose of this webinar is to prepare school activities in view of the World IP Day (26 April 2020). A trainer will coordinate a brainstorming session with teachers and advise on how to carry out such activities successfully.
25 - 26 Feb
Online

Online ‘Train the Trainer’ session

On 25 and 26 February, a training course for teacher coordinators at selected schools and Sakpatenti staff representatives will take place online.
05 - 07 Nov
Online

Online workshop for teacher coordinators and Sakpatenti

From 5 to 7 November, the European Union Georgia Intellectual Property Project (EUGIPP) organised the first of a cycle of three workshops for teacher coordinators and Sakpatenti staff representatives.
29 Sep
Online

Creativity and IP in Georgian Schools

The activity ‘Creativity and IP in Georgian Schools’ aims to integrate intellectual property (IP) into Georgian schools’ curricula.