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AIA Post-Grant Patent Practice Conference

AIA Post-Grant Patent Practice Conference

The America Invents Act led to significant changes in the American patent system. One such change is the creation of post-grant patent review. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), in cooperation with Bloomberg BNA, is hosting this two-day, CLE credit eligible conference about this new procedure on February 19-20,... Read More »

IIPI’s Philippine Project Honored by UNH School of Law

IIPI’s Philippine Project Honored by UNH School of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 31, 2013. The University of New Hampshire School of Law recently wrote an article detailing IIPI’s Innovation Opportunities project in the Philippines. Stanley Kowalski, Head of UNH Law’s International Technology Transfer Institute, Andrew Jaynes, former Executive Director of IIPI, Richard Cahoon,... Read More »

IIPI and USPTO To Conduct Study About Economic Impact of Europe’s Lack of a Grace Period

IIPI and USPTO To Conduct Study About Economic Impact of Europe’s Lack of a Grace Period

IIPI, in conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will initiate a study to determine the economic impact of Europe’s lack of a grace period.   In most countries, an invention cannot be patented unless it is novel. In Europe, public disclosure of a patentable invention – for example through speaking... Read More »

Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts

Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 14 February 2012. Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) conducted a three-day seminar from 17-19 January on specialized intellectual property rights (IPR) courts around the world and their role in promoting economic development. The seminar, co-hosted by the United States... Read More »

Harnessing Intellectual Property Rights to Protect and Promote Traditional Arts and Crafts and to Empower Women

Harnessing Intellectual Property Rights to Protect and Promote Traditional Arts and Crafts and to Empower Women

SIEM REAP – July 28 2011. IIPI held the third workshop in a series on the use of intellectual property rights to protect and promote traditional arts and crafts and to empower women. The workshop, co-hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), was held... Read More »

Innovation Opportunities: Philippines

Innovation Opportunities: Philippines

The Philippines has a great deal of technological and entrepreneurial potential but currently lacks the infrastructure and expertise necessary to fully capture the value of its intellectual assets. In response, the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), working with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO),... Read More »