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  • Sri LankaSri LankaSri LankaSri Lanka

    Ayubowan Ayubowan

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    Current Status and FutureCurrent Status and FutureCurrent Status and Future Current Status and Future perspectives on National IP Education perspectives on National IP Education

    d i id i iand Training Programs and Training Programs

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  • O tliO tliOutlineOutline

    About Sri Lanka About Sri Lanka

    Status of IP in Sri lankaStatus of IP in Sri lanka Status of IP in Sri lanka Status of IP in Sri lanka

    TrainingTraining

    PerspectivesPerspectives

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    Sri Lanka in the World Map

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  • Sri Lanka was often referredSri Lanka was often referredSri Lanka was often referred Sri Lanka was often referred as as

    The Pearl of the Indian OceanThe Pearl of the Indian OceanThe Pearl of the Indian OceanThe Pearl of the Indian OceanInspired by itsInspired by itsInspired by itsInspired by its

    Mystical beautyMystical beautyUnusual shapeUnusual shapeGeographical locationGeographical locationGeographical locationGeographical location

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    Map of thethe

    Island

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  • Sri Lanka at a Glance Sri Lanka at a Glance Official NameOfficial Name Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

    C it l CitiC it l Citi C i l C it lC i l C it l C l b (C l b ( 1 3 illi )1 3 illi ) Capital CitiesCapital Cities Commercial Capital Commercial Capital --Colombo (pop. Colombo (pop. -- 1.3 million) 1.3 million) Officially designated capital Officially designated capital -- Sri JayewardenepuraSri Jayewardenepura--Kotte (It is the site of Kotte (It is the site of Parliament, but it is currently only an administrative center) Parliament, but it is currently only an administrative center)

    Oth CitiOth Citi K d (150 000) G ll (110 000) J ff (100 000)K d (150 000) G ll (110 000) J ff (100 000) Other CitiesOther Cities Kandy (150,000), Galle (110,000), Jaffna (100,000)Kandy (150,000), Galle (110,000), Jaffna (100,000)09 09 ProvincesProvinces 24 Administrative districts24 Administrative districts

    PeoplePeopleNationality Nationality -- Sri LankanSri LankanPopulationPopulation -- 19.4 million19.4 millionPopulation Population 19.4 million19.4 millionAnnual population growth rate Annual population growth rate -- 0.79%0.79%Ethnic groups Ethnic groups -- Sinhalese (74%), Tamils (18%), Muslims (7%), others (1%). Sinhalese (74%), Tamils (18%), Muslims (7%), others (1%). Religions Religions -- Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and ChristianityBuddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity

    Lang agesLang ages Si h l d T il ( ffi i l) E li hSi h l d T il ( ffi i l) E li h LanguagesLanguages Sinhala and Tamil (official), EnglishSinhala and Tamil (official), English

    CurrencyCurrency Sri Lanka Rupee (SLR)Sri Lanka Rupee (SLR)

    EducationEducation Years compulsoryYears compulsory to age 14to age 14 Education Education Years compulsoryYears compulsory----to age 14. to age 14. Primary school attendancePrimary school attendance----96.5%. 96.5%. LiteracyLiteracy----92%.92%.

    HealthHealth Infant mortality rateInfant mortality rate 15/1 00015/1 000

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    HealthHealth Infant mortality rateInfant mortality rate----15/1,00015/1,000Life expectancy Life expectancy --71 yrs. (male), 76 yrs. (female)71 yrs. (male), 76 yrs. (female)

    Work force Work force 7.2 million7.2 million

    Sri LankaSri Lankas Features and s Features and ClimateClimate Situated in the Indian OceanSituated in the Indian Ocean Situated in the Indian OceanSituated in the Indian Ocean Between 5Between 50 0 5555 & 9& 900 5050 North LatitudeNorth Latitude Between 79Between 7900 4242 & 81& 8100 5353 East LongitudeEast Longitude Between 79Between 790 0 4242 & 81& 8100 5353 East LongitudeEast Longitude Area Area 65,610 km65,610 km2 2 (water 2905 km(water 2905 km22)) CoastlineCoastline 1 340 km1 340 km Coastline Coastline 1,340 km1,340 km Maximum breadth Maximum breadth 224 km224 km Ma im m lengthMa im m length 432 km432 km Maximum length Maximum length 432 km432 km Tropical ClimateTropical Climate

    Hill d t i i thHill d t i i th t l S i L k i tt l S i L k i t Hills and mountains in southHills and mountains in south--central Sri Lanka rise to central Sri Lanka rise to more than 2,133 meters (7,000 ft.).more than 2,133 meters (7,000 ft.).

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  • HistoryHistoryyy The Sinhalese have a fascinating documented history over 2500 The Sinhalese have a fascinating documented history over 2500

    years of Civilization.years of Civilization.years of Civilization. years of Civilization.

    Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the midBuddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid--third third century B.C.century B.C.

    WWas an important trade port and oasis of nature for sea farers of as an important trade port and oasis of nature for sea farers of China, Arabia and Europe of the ancient times. China, Arabia and Europe of the ancient times.

    The most valuable source of knowledge for the legends and The most valuable source of knowledge for the legends and historical heritage of Sri Lanka is the Mahavansa (Great Genealogy historical heritage of Sri Lanka is the Mahavansa (Great Genealogy or Dynasty), a chronicle compiled in Pali, in the sixth century.or Dynasty), a chronicle compiled in Pali, in the sixth century.y y), p , yy y), p , y

    Occupied by Occupied by thethe PortuguesePortuguese inin thethe 1616thth centurycentury thethe DutchDutch inin thethe 1717thth centurycentury thethe DutchDutch inin thethe 1717thth centurycentury thethe BritishBritish inin 17961796 andand waswas unitedunited underunder BritishBritish rulerule byby 18151815

    As Ceylon, it became independent in 1948As Ceylon, it became independent in 1948

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    Its name was changed to Sri Lanka in 1972Its name was changed to Sri Lanka in 1972

    Sri Lanka has been famous Sri Lanka has been famous through the centuries, through the centuries, because ofbecause ofbecause ofbecause of ..

    Natural beautyNatural beauty Economically valuable resourcesEconomically valuable resources

    i ii ie.g.: e.g.: gemsgems, spices, ivory, spices, ivory Salubrious climateSalubrious climate Abundant water resourceAbundant water resource Fertile soilsFertile soils Valuable MineralsValuable Minerals And friendly people with a rich cultural heritageAnd friendly people with a rich cultural heritagey p p gy p p g

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  • Sri Lanka as a TouristSri Lanka as a TouristSri Lanka as a Tourist Sri Lanka as a Tourist Paradise ...Paradise ...

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    Status of IPStatus of IPin in

    Sri LankaSri Lanka

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  • The IP Policy FrameworkThe IP Policy FrameworkThe IP Policy FrameworkThe IP Policy Framework

    Vision:Vision: IP and Economic GrowthIP and Economic Growth

    Back Ground:Back Ground: Commenced in the year 1860Commenced in the year 1860 Governed by the Intellectual Property Act No 36 of 2003 which Governed by the Intellectual Property Act No 36 of 2003 which

    of TRIPS compliance.of TRIPS compliance.pp Comes under the Ministry of Trade Marketing Development, coComes under the Ministry of Trade Marketing Development, co--

    operatives and Consumer Affairs. operatives and Consumer Affairs.

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    IP EducationIP Education

    (1) Law:(1) Law: The Law of IP is taught in the Sri LankaThe Law of IP is taught in the Sri Lanka(1) Law:(1) Law: The Law of IP is taught in the Sri Lanka The Law of IP is taught in the Sri Lanka Law Collage and the University of Colombo Sri Lanka Law Law Collage and the University of Colombo Sri Lanka Law College also conduct a post diploma on IP law for theCollege also conduct a post diploma on IP law for theCollege also conduct a post diploma on IP law for the College also conduct a post diploma on IP law for the Practicing lawyers. Practicing lawyers.

    (2) Management:(2) Management: The University of Moratuwa The University of Moratuwa teaches IP in a course leading to the Master of Technology teaches IP in a course leading to the Master of Technology Management Sri Lanka Institute of DevelopmentManagement Sri Lanka Institute of DevelopmentManagement. Sri Lanka Institute of Development Management. Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration has a module on IP and development for the Administration has a module on IP and development for the degree in master of Public Management. The University of degree in master of Public Management. The University of deg ee aste o ub c a age e t e U e s ty odeg ee aste o ub c a age e t e U e s ty oKelaniya teaches IP in the dept. of Fine Arts.Kelaniya teaches IP in the dept. of Fine Arts.

    1414Source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka

  • TrainingTrainingTraining Training

    Target group: Target group: Customs Customs PolicePolicePolicePolice Judges and Lawyers in the dept. of Attorney generalsJudges and Lawyers in the dept. of Attorney generals Science and technological communities Science and technological communities Business communitiesBusiness communities ArtiestArtiestDonors:Donors:Donors:Donors: WIPOWIPO USUS

    R bli f KR bli f K Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea JapanJapan European Patent OfficeEuropean Patent Office

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    Awareness BuildingAwareness BuildingAwareness Building Awareness Building

    Public out reach programsPublic out reach programsPublic out reach programsPublic out reach programs TV and Radio programs TV and Radio programs Public lectures Public lectures News paper advertisements News paper advertisements Dissemination and distribution of informationDissemination and distribution of information Participation in Educational and Trade exhibitionsParticipation in Educational and Trade exhibitions Participation in Educational and Trade exhibitionsParticipati