SEMINAR ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE KOLUBARA MINING BASEN

SEMINAR ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE KOLUBARA MINING BASEN

February 14, 2014

Today in the premises of the Kolubara Mining a seminar was held on the topic „Competitiveness by creativity“ in the joint organization of the Kolubara Mining and the Intellectual Property Office.

The initiative for the organization of thre seminar came from the forming of the Commission for the elaboration of the Regulations on Innovations, Patents and Copyright of the Kolubara Mining. Around thirty employees of the Kolubara Mining had the opportunity to listen and actively participate in the lectures on intellectual property. At the seminar, the system of intellectual property protection was presented with the special emphasis on patent and trademark protection, while the other part of the seminar was dedicated to the protection of trade secret and confidential information. At the end of the seminar, experiences were presented from the practice of Serbian and world companies in the field of protection and use of the intellectual property. In the discussion after the lectures, the majority of questions refered to the relationship between the patent protection and business secrets as well as possibilities of trademark protection. During the seminar, intranet portal of the Kolubara Mining was presented, where, among other things, it is possible to find numerous regulations and other documentation from the field of IP protection.