30th anniversary of establishment of the General Directorate of Industrial Property

30 years old Institution!

30 years of effort!

30 years of commitment!


On the event of the 30th anniversary of establishment of the General Directorate of Industrial Property (DPPI), a two-days International Conference having the theme “Women in Tradition, Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship” was conducted in the Plaza Hotel Tirana with the participation of the highest rank of 3 organizations of International Intellectual Property such as the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) represented by Mr. Habip Asan, the European Patent Office (EPO) represented by deputy President Mr. Christoph Ernst and the European Union Office of Intellectual Property (EUIPO) represented by Mr. Ignacio De Medrano. Accordingly, the Swiss Embassy in Tirana represented by the Vice Ambassador Mr. Philip Arnold, the Ministry of State for Entrepreneurship represented by the Minister Mrs. Delina Ibrahimaj and the Ministry of Finance and Economy represented by its Deputy Mrs. Adela Xhemali.

General Director of DPPI, Mrs. Rovena Beqiraj, welcomed the guests, partners of the field, and contributors over the years, former managers, law enforcement institutions, representatives of higher education institutions, as well as representatives coming from the counterpart Office of Intellectual Propriety in the region and beyond borders.

In the welcoming speech, the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy, Mrs. Adela Xhemali emphasized the role of Intellectual Property as an important indicator in the development of the country’s economy.
The General Director of the World Intellectual Property Organization Mr. Daren Tang in a recording message congratulated the 30th anniversary of the foundation of DPPI and evaluated its achievements so far, considering Albania a country with progress in the field of intellectual property.