By IPO Pakistan.

Lawyers key stakeholders of IPO to make it role model

Chairman Intellectual Property Organisation (IPO) Hameedullah Jan Afridi, MNA has said that IPO-Pakistan is being structured on strong footings to make this organisation a role model.

He said that lawyers are the key stakeholders of IPO who are in a better position to promote its functioning and play their role for creating awareness among the masses for registration of their intellectual rights.

He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of Pakistan Intellectual Property Rights Association (PIPRA) here on Sunday. Director General IPO-Pakistan Sajjad Ahmed Bhutta, Executive Director Umer Dad, other IPO officers, Meesaq Arif, Inamul Haq and Dr Muhammad Khurram were also present.

The office bearers of (PIPRA) Khawaja Mansoor, Javed Safdar Tanwiri, Karimullah Adeni along with other members highlighted various issues pertaining to registries and improvement of their working. They pointed out necessary measures to further streamline the process of registration and assured their assistance and cooperation in this regard.

Hameedullah Jan Afridi exchanged views about legal issues and asked lawyers to give their input so that the proposed ordinance of IPO could be made more effective. He lauded the contributions of lawyers’ community for taking keen interest in strengthening IPO and assured that working relationships and mutual cooperation would be further enhanced with the objective to provide better facilities to the clients.