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Overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

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Overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Submitted by Vipin Saroha
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Chat with Quan-Ling Sim, Head of PCT Outreach and User Relations Section, PCT Legal Division, on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).

Quan, a national of Canada, joined the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2003.  He currently leads the PCT Outreach and User Relations Section, PCT Legal Division. His responsibilities include the management and delivery of PCT outreach, training, and relations with the PCT user community.  Prior to joining WIPO, Quan worked at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.  Quan has a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), c** laude, in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ottawa and is a registered Professional Engineer with the Province of Ontario.

 Quan´s topic will be "Overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)".


Participez à notre discussion de ce mois dans la rubrique “Demandez à l’expert” avec Quan-Ling Sim, Chef de Section de la communication et des relations avec les utilisateurs du PCT, Division Juridique du PCT.

Quan, un ressortissant du Canada, a rejoint l'Organisation Mondiale de la Propriété Intellectuelle (OMPI) en 2003. Il dirige actuellement la Section Sensibilisation PCT et des relations utilisateurs PCT, division juridique du PCT. Ses responsabilités comprennent la gestion et la livraison de sensibilisation sur PCT, la formation et les relations avec la communauté des utilisateurs du PCT. Avant de rejoindre l'OMPI, Quan a travaillé à l'Office de la propriété intellectuelle du Canada, l’Industrie Canada et le ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international Canada. Quan est licencié en sciences appliquées (B.Sc.A.) (c** laude), en ingénierie mécanique de l'Université d'Ottawa et est un ingénieur professionnel enregistré dans la province de l'Ontario.

Le sujet Quan sera "Vue global du Traité de coopération en matière de brevets (PCT)"

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