Venezuela participated this Thursday in the 64th Assembly of Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and reiterated its support for the entrepreneurial sector.
The activity was held in Geneva, Switzerland.
“Despite the imperial criminal blockade against our people, the Bolivarian Government is working on the construction of a multicentric and multipolar system that facilitates the insertion of our entrepreneurs in the different markets. We encourage and protect the Intellectual Property of our creative people”, wrote the Ministry of National Commerce in its account on the Twitter social network.
The assembly was attended by more than 1,200 delegates from WIPO’s 193 Member States.
At the meeting, the progress of the organization’s work during the year 2022 was evaluated and future political orientations were examined.
During the event, the Vice Minister for Monitoring and Control of Commerce and Distribution of the Ministry for National Commerce, Luis Antonio Villegas, highlighted the progress that has been made in the entrepreneurial sector.
“We have worked on the construction of a multicenter and multipolar system that facilitates the insertion of our entrepreneurs in different markets, encouraging the protection of innovation through legal modernization and administrative flexibility in matters of Intellectual Property,” he said. Villegas, quoted in a press release.
Similarly, he stated that the National Government is committed to protecting intellectual property, following the guidelines established in the Charter of the United Nations.
At the end of June, the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, reported that Venezuela has more than 712,000 entrepreneurs, to promote and strengthen Engine number 18 of the Bolivarian Economic Agenda.
During that conference with the sector, the Head of State approved a decree that exempts entrepreneurs from paying fees for registering patents before the Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI), registered and certified on the “Emprender Juntos” platform.
Specifically, more than 5,300 entrepreneurs have been assisted by the SAPI for the registration of their brands.
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