Vladimir Yousefov : IFIA President Advisor
Marital Status: Married
Languages: French, English, Bulgarian
|President Advisor, at the International Federation of Inventors Associations IFIA|
|Intellectual Property Expert|
|Mr. Vladimir Yossifov is an intellectual Property Consultant. Prior to this, he began a 26-year career with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Starting as a Programme officer, Mr. Yossifov retired as a Director of a division. In 1988 Mr. Yossifov became a member of the WIPO Staff Pension Committee and a board member of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board. He was also elected chairman of the UN Pension Fund Board in 2006-2007, 2010-2011 and 2016-2017.|
History of Cooperation with IFIA
During a discussion forum held in July 2015 in Geneva, with the participation of Alirza Rastegar, IFIA President, IFIA Director and Vladimir Yousefov, an agreement was endorsed to appoint Vladimir Yousefov as the Senior Advisor of IFIA President to bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and commitment into the organization considering his wide international experience over 35 years in Intellectual Property, Innovation Infrastructure, Policy Development, Technology Transfer and Licensing.
Vladimir Yousefov has already served in WIPO as the IP consultant and Innovation Advisor. He has a special focus on Innovation, Technology Transfer related projects and relationships with patent offices. He has mastered five languages including German, English, French, Bulgarian, and Russian.
IFIA President can certainly benefit from his great consultation to consolidate and implement the invention commercialization policies and become aware of the current and upcoming regulations of the international organizations like WIPO, USPTO, and European Patent Office. Moreover, IFIA has a commitment to further strengthen its collaboration with other international organizations and patent offices through his consultations. Relying on Mr. Yusefov’s contribution, IFIA will also enable access to more comprehensive information regarding Intellectual Property for the inventors worldwide in order to ensure it is responsive to a rapidly-evolving global IP environment. IFIA hopes to leap forward in the field of Intellectual Property Rights as well as patent protection thanks to the attempts of Vladimir Yousefov.