The Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO) of the University ofSoutheastern Philippines conducted a two-day training-workshop on Patent Information Search to the faculty of the Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus last July 19-20, 2016.
The patent search training was conducted as a follow-up from the first seminar on the fundamentals of Intellectual Property and the Basics of Patents. The lecture part was held at the PSHS-SMC Mini-Auditorium and then the participants were asked to transfer to the school‟s Computer Laboratory for the workshop proper.
Delegates from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) visited the Philippines on July 25-29, 2016. The successful implementation of the project on the establishment of a network of Innovation & Technology Support Offices (ITSO) in the Philippines, is considered as a model for other members of the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISC). The study visit's objective is to learn from the experiences of the ITSOs in the Philippines for establishing a similar office in their respective countries.
Development Management Officer III
UPLB Center for Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship
As a result of the successful implementation of the project on the establishment of a network of Innovation & Technology Support Offices (ITSO) in the Philippines, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) sent a delegation from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries for a study visit of the ITSOs last July 25 – 29, 2016. The objective of the study is to learn from the experiences of the ITSOs in the Philippines in their own journey of setting up and developing a similar office. As Adamson University was previously showcased as one of the operating successful members of the ITSO network, it played host to delegates from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Mongolia, Nepal and Sri Lanka. These delegates were also the national focal persons of Technology & Innovation Support Centers (TISC) in their respective countries.