The 57th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation was held in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 27 to 30 November 2018. The meeting was chaired by Ms Erni Widhyastari, Director, Directorate of Copyright and Industrial Design, Directorate General of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Law and Human Rights of Indonesia. H.E. Ouk Prachea, Secretary of State, Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia, delivered the welcome remarks at the opening ceremony.

The Meeting took stock of the deliverables under the ASEAN IPR Action Plan 2016 – 2025 and continued the discussions and plans for 2019. There were also consultation sessions with the ASEAN IP Association, European Union IP Office, European Patent Office, Japan Patent Office, Korean IP Office and the United Kingdom IP Office.