Training materials

Do you want to learn how to make use of technological information? Here we show you how to access the free databases for patent searches.

This "Technology Surveillance Bulletin" is an excellent tool for all stakeholders in the energy sector, public and private. It provides relevant information on the technologies patented worldwide during 2009 and 2010, information that could be used to benefit the stakeholders in the energy sector.

The patent system requires the submission of applications for each invention and its utility model. This seeks protection through a patent. To apply for the patent and its utility model it is necessary specific technical knowledge on writing and on the required documents. For this reason, the National Intellectual Property Office (ONAPI) makes available... more

In all the countries of the world people and institutions that make industrial designs require a procedure to request the registration to the corresponding instances. In the Dominican Republic these registrations are applied to the National Office for Intellectual Property (ONAPI). Since its establishment, ONAPI has made every effort to fully guide those... more

The objective of this document is to contribute and collaborate in the improvement of the important dairy production of the Dominican Republic through the dissemination of the new technologies in this sector. This document provides quality information that can contribute to the technological development of the sector.

This guide is an Introduction to brands for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), a central element of the business strategy of every company, and it deals with brands from the point of view of companies.

"Attraction through form: An Introduction to Industrial Designs for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)" is the second in a series of guides on Intellectual Property for Business. It discusses the aspects of industrial designs, a key factor that determines the success of products in the market.  

"Inventing the future: An Introduction to Patents for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises" is the second in the series of guides on “Intellectual Property for Business”. It focuses on patents, a key tool to enhance a company’s ability to draw maximum benefit from new and innovative ideas and technological capabilities. The management of knowledge resources, especially new ideas and concepts, is... more

The economies of emerging countries such as the Dominican Republic need tools that contribute to a comprehensive, sustainable development that benefits a majority. This is the case of the so-called Collective Marks. Collective marks are the answer to the need of development and expansion of SMEs.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 to Friday, November 28, 2014
Venue: University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica

Objective: to provide the participants with an overview on how to promote innovation and knowledge transfer on a strategic level involving the different stakeholders; how to identify and evaluate intellectual assets; how to use IPR as tool for value creation; how to build partnerships between universities and enterprises to stimulate knowledge transfer and economic... more