ELECTION OF MS. MERCY K. KAINOBWISHO, REGISTRAR GENERAL, UGANDA REGISTRATION SERVICES BUREAU AS VICE CHAIR WIPO CONFERENCES AND MR. GILBERT AGABA, DIRECTOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, UGANDA REGISTRATION SERVICES BUREAU AS CHAIR PARIS UNION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The Sixty-Second Series of Meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO is taking place at the WIPO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from 4-8 October, 2021. As part of the proceedings, Ms. Mercy K. Kainobwisho, Registrar General, Uganda Registration Services Bureau was elected as Vice Chair, WIPO Conferences while Mr. Gilbert Agaba, Director, Intellectual Property, Uganda Registration Services Bureau was elected as Chair, Paris Union Executive Committee.

In her Statement, the Registrar General, Uganda Registration Services Bureau noted that despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Uganda Registration Services Bureau, the Uganda National Intellectual Property Office, had managed to adapt to the current new normal. She noted that services had continued to be made available to people despite the pandemic.