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PHILIPPINE JEWELLERY DESIGNER AWARDED IN THE CREATIVE ASEAN JEWELLERY DESIGN COMPETITION 2015
The Creative ASEAN Jewellery Design Competition 2015 Collective Exhibition and Awarding Ceremony, held on September 10-14, 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand is the inaugural creative competition made possible with the cooperation of intellectual property offices of ASEAN member countries under the ASEAN Project on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights: ECAP III Phase II.
The competition was done in two stages: 1.) The National Phase; and the ASEAN Phase. As in the Philippines, the National Phase of which was organized by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines, each participating ASEAN member country, selected 5 top jewellery designs. Each set of top jewellery designs, for that particular country, were deliberated upon by a panel of judges in Thailand. One of these jewellery designs was chosen as the best jewellery design for that country.
The “Serpent” jewellery design by Mrs. Milagros B. Imson was chosen as the best jewellery design from among national entries officially submitted by the Philippines.
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AdU President recognized by IPOPHL for dedication to ITSO
In appreciation of outgoing Adamson University (AdU) President Rev. Fr. Gregorio Banaga Jr.’s commitment to the school’s Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO), a testimonial dinner was hosted by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) on 9 September 2015.
Left to right: IPOPHL OIC Atty. Allan Gepty, AdU President Fr. Gregorio Banaga Jr., IPOPHL Deputy Director General Atty. Nelson Laluces
DDG-OIC Gepty emphasized that this is the first testimonial that IPOPHL has organized to recognize people and institutions that are instrumental in continuing the success of our projects, particularly the ITSO project. We consider ITSO as a critical instrument that would show the public the real benefits and value of intellectual property” said Atty. Allan Gepty, IPOPHL OIC Director General. “Hopefully in the years to come there will be more gatherings like this, recognizing all the people that have been instrumental in our advocacy”, he added.