The information is as follows:
(a) It is still not clear what the timetable for implementing the bilateral action plan will be. However, there will be further talks with India in this matter next month, as part of the Economic Trade Committee discussion. We are keen that we move forward on this as soon as we can.
(b) The action will focus on the following areas:
Training and management of Patent and Trademark officials
Developing the Patent and Trademark Attorney profession
Sharing experiences and best practice on the investigation of IP infringements and their resolution
Strengthening of training facilities
Increasing the awareness and understanding of IP by industry.