Regional Industrial Design Conference in the HIPO

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office, in co-operation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), is organising a Regional Industrial Design Conference in Budapest on 2-3 October 2013. The Conference covers the topics of design protection and design promotion to enhance innovation. The Conference is organised on the margins of the 10th Design Week Budapest, the most prestigious event of the Hungarian design community.

The Conference is based on three pillars: The first half day focuses on the work performed by the OHIM and the WIPO concerning design protection and promotion. The second half day gives an overview of the initiatives intended to raise awareness of design as a driver of innovation in Europe. The third half day disseminates information on the Hungarian national and international design protection systems, including the planned Design Law Treaty currently under negotiation in WIPO. The programme of the Conference can be downloaded here.

Useful information:

  • Venue of the Conference: HIPO Headquarters
    Address: Garibaldi u. 2., Budapest, H-1054, Hungary
  • The working language of the Conference is English
  • Participation is free of charge, but registration is necessary

Registrations are received at the following e-mail address:
designconference2013 [169] hipo [961] gov [961] hu () 
by 25 September 2013.

Please also indicate if you wish to attend the cocktail reception in the evening of 2 October 2013.

15 March 2013