National Intellectual Property Policy

National Planning Department (DNP)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The National Intellectual Property Policy will promote intellectual property as a tool to increase productivity through innovation, creativity and the transfer of technology.

Its policy pillars include:

* Understanding intellectual property as a means, not an end.
* A focus on the economic and social use of IP.
* Insertion of IP as a key factor within related policies (ICT, Entrepreneurship, Orange Economy, Digital Transformation).
* Strengthening the enforcement mechanisms and effective coordination of the National Intellectual Property System.

The following strategic axes, with their respective objectives, are contained in the policy proposal:

* Creation and production: Encourage innovation and the creation of economically valuable IP assets.
* Protection: Increase the efficiency and quality of the procedure for granting protected rights to creations and inventions.
* Use: Generate enabling conditions for the commercialization and use of IP.
* Enforcement: Guarantee the fulfilment of rights through the coordination and effectiveness of control and surveillance actions.
* Training: Promote and spread the use of the intellectual property system, as well as a culture of respect for IPRs.
* Institutional architecture: Organize and coordinate national and local government interventions in the field of intellectual property.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 


Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Intersectoral Commission on Intellectual Property (CIPI), conformed by 22 national institutions
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)