January 29, 2014
For the first time, since the establishment of the Education and Information Center, in the Chamber of Commerce of Kraljevo, the organization unit Cacak, a seminar was held yesterday with the title “Intellectual Property for conducting business”, with the special emphasis on trademarks.
The lecture was held in the premises of the Regional Centre for Professional Development of the employees of Cacak. The participants of the seminar were the representatives of the SMEs sector, the associations in this region and the representatives of the town administration and the National Museum of the town of Cacak.
On the basis of the interactive discussion during and after the lecture, one may conclude that the businessmen of this region are aware of the importance of IP rights protection. The question were very up to the fact, referring primarily to the distinctiveness of sign for the protection of trademarks, choice of goods and services for the protection and the importance of timely international registration. One of the participants at the seminar presented his experience regarding the infringement of another person trademark. The topics that interested the participants the most were the activities with regard to the violation of IP rights, possibility of addressing the competent government bodies to undertake measures for the protection of IP rights in the channels of commerce. At the end of the seminar, there was a presentation of the E-register of trademarks available at the site of the IPO.