Ilocos Sur – In close collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology – Region 1 and Technology Application and Promotion Institute’s (DOST – TAPI) Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show continues its eight leg of activity and presently being held today, 22 May 2019 at the Hotel Salcedo De Vigan.

The IP Road Show is a series of nationwide event being organized by the DOST through TAPI under the project entitled “Support to the Commercialization of 500 DOST Generated Technologies & Strengthening the Country’s Intellectual Property & Technology Portfolios.”

The topics being discussed are the Basic Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), TAPI’s services and programs, and the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Republic Act 10055. The event will also inform the participant in properly accomplishing the Invention Disclosure Form (IDF) of the Institute’s Intellectual Property Rights Assistance Program (IPRAP).

DOST TAPI’s Invention Development Division (IDD) specialists together with the participants from various Research and Development (R&D) Institutes, State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), and staff from DOST – Region 1.

Dr. Armando Q. Ganal, Regional Director of the DOST – Region 1, as he graces the opening ceremony of the activity.

Ms. Anna Liza B. Saet, DOST-TAPI’s Science Research Specialist II, presenting the significance of Basic IP Rights, TAPI’s IP Rights Assistance Program, and the Invention Disclosure Form.

Engr. Richelle C. Malaay, DOST-TAPI Science Research Specialist II, discussing the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Republic Act 10055 known as the “Philippine Technology Transfer Act of 2009.”