Archives : 2012 November

Intellectual Property Protection Options for Traditional Communities

Intellectual Property Protection Options for Traditional Communities

Emma Cohen, Intern The conversation surrounding intellectual property rights and economic growth in developing countries largely focuses on the copyright and patent industries. The contribution of trademarks to these growing economies is often neglected, but also significant. Trademarks “differentiate between identical or similar... Read More »

Bruce Lehman Defends the Importance of Patents

Bruce Lehman Defends the Importance of Patents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 1 November 2012. Washington. Hon. Bruce Lehman, Chairman and President of the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), recently authored an editorial defending patents’ indispensability to modern commerce. Mr. Lehman highlights two distinctive features of the modern commercial system – the... Read More »