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Armenia Twinning Project

Strengthening the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Republic of Armenia 
EU - Twinning
Implementation period
2012 - 2014
Beneficiary country
Republic of Armenia
Beneficiary institutions

Intellectual Property Agency in the Republic of Armenia (IPA) (lead), Ministry of Justice, Prosecutors General Office of the Republic of Armenia, Judicial Department of the Republic of Armenia, State Revenue Committee, Customs Service, Police of the Republic of Armenia.

DKPTO role
Project Leader, Junior Partner: European Public Law Center (Greece)  
1,1 mio. €



May 2012

August 2012

November 2012

February 2013

May 2013

August 2013

November 2013 


The overall project purpose is to improve implementation and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the Republic of Armenia. The project will enforce the coordination mechanisms among the involved authorities and an IT based system facilitating exchange of information between the enforcement authorities dealing with IP will be put in place. Legal advice will be provided in relation to revision of  the crimial enforcement code with an aim of aligning it to international standards. Capacity building activities targeting the IP active authorities will be conducted and efforts will be put into  strengthening the IPA awareness raising activities. 

The project includes the following components:

1.       Strengthening the IPR Enforcement infrastructure in Armenia 

2.       Strengthening the IPR enforcement capacity of public and private stakeholders

3.       Awareness raising on IPR Enforcement

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