AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF WIPO IN 2016
Having been arranged within the scope of the operations carried out by the General Assembly of WIPO , The Exhibition on Geographical Indications of Turkey containing our traditional values ,which was held on 3-11 December at Geneva, was inaugurated .
The opening of the exhibition was performed by the President of Turkish Patent Institute (TPE) Prof. Habip ASAN ,Director General of WIPO Francis GURRY and the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Turkey to World Trade Organization Haluk ILICAK.
After the opening , the President of Turkish Patent Institute (TPE) Prof. Habip ASAN ,Director General of WIPO Francis GURRY and the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Turkey to World Trade Organization Haluk ILICAK visited the exhibition.
The exhibition organized in collaboration with TPE and Ministry of Culture and Tourism will remain open until 4-5 December at the establishment of WIPO .
Besides Antep Baklava ,officially registered by also EU, and Aydın Fig, Gemlik Olive, Giresun Fat Hazelnut,Malatya Apricot, Mersin Cezerye, Safranbolu Turkish Delight, Afyon Marble, Antep Kutnu Cloth, Antep Mother of Pearl Inlaying, Devrek Walking Stick, Eskişehir Meerschaum, İznik Tile, Oltu Stone, Görece Evil Eye Talisman, Gönen Point Lace, Erzincan Copper Processing Art ,Kütahya Ceramics, Hereke Carpet, Mardin Stone, Trabzon’ Filigree and Mesh Gold geographical indications take place at the exhibition. Our geographical indications formed by the natural wealth of our country’s natural and human wealth are aspired to be promoted by means of this exhibition which is expected to be visited by 600 people besides the ambassadors from 189 Member Countries of United Nations, presidents of intellectual and industrial property offices.