News ID: 313750
Published: 0219 GMT June 09, 2021

Handwoven Persian carpets registered by WIPO

Handwoven Persian carpets registered by WIPO

Director of the National Carpet Center Farahnaz Rafe’ said on Wednesday that the Iranian handmade carpet was registered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

From now on, Iranian handwoven carpets will be exported with the WIPO badge to preserve the authenticity and identity of the Iranian art industry in the international arena, she noted, according to IRNA.

She described the global registration of a badge for handwoven carpets as a great move towards preserving and protecting this original art industry.

The badge was designed by a South Korean company for free, and registered with the support of WIPO, she added.

Supported by WIPO, a website also will be designed and soon launched to introduce and develop the brand of Iranian carpet.

Rafe’ added that production, exports and job creation are three main strategies to strengthen the status of Persian carpets.

WIPO is one of the 17 specialized agencies of the United Nations, which was set up in 1967 to encourage creative activity and promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world.



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