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A Commerce Department official speaks at a conference on intellectual property

Cambodia’s progress was highlighted by Ouk Prachea, State Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce, while attending the 63rd WIPO Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland from July 14-22. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

A senior official from the Ministry of Commerce highlighted Cambodia’s progress in the area of ​​intellectual property rights and cooperation between the Kingdom and the World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO.

Cambodia’s progress was highlighted by Ouk Prachea, State Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce, while attending the 63rd WIPO Conference on behalf of Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak, held in Geneva, Switzerland , from July 14 to 22.

The conference brings together some 900 participants, in person and virtually, from 186 member states, according to the Commerce Ministry’s Facebook post on July 16.

“The Secretary of State briefed the conference on progress in the area of ​​intellectual property rights and its importance to the development of trade, technology, agriculture, environment and industry in the Cambodia in order to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic growth…” the ministry said.

Prachea also thanked WIPO Director General Daren Tang for supporting the advancement of intellectual property rights in Cambodia and the development of this sector in ASEAN.

He said that WIPO had provided technical support for some projects such as the branding project, capacity building of officials and trademark registration for local products such as Koh Trong grapefruit, the collective brand of Phnom Penh noodles and others.

“At the end of his remarks, [Prachea] showed Cambodia’s commitment to actively participate in the PMOI and promote closer cooperation,” the ministry said.