International Conference on Intellectual Property Rights Protection in Prague
On behalf of the Hungarian Patent Office President Dr. Miklós Bendzsel and Vice-President dr. Mihály Ficsor will participate in the "International Conference on Intellectual Property Rights' Protection in Europe" to be held in Prague, on 21-22 May 2009. The event, co-organised by the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic and the World Intellectual Property Organization, is held during the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the framework of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation. Besides, this year sees the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic. At the conference President Dr. Miklós Bendzsel will make an English language presentation, entitled "Joining forces in the fight against counterfeiting", and on this festive occasion he will award the Millennial Prize of the Hungarian Patent Office to Mr. Josef Kratochvíl, the newly nominated president of the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic.