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IIPI Chairman Quoted In Washington Post Article About Software Patents

In March, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether software could be patented in the case Alice Corp v. CLS Bank. When the Supreme Court first considered patenting software, it held that “one may not patent an idea” and thus cannot patent something so abstract as an algorithm. Since then, the Supreme Court has... Read More »

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 »

Lynne Beresford Joins IIPI Board of Advisors

Lynne Beresford Joins IIPI Board of Advisors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11 July 2012. Washington, DC. Lynne Beresford, former Commissioner of Trademarks at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has joined the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) as the newest member of its Board of Advisors. Beresford is a valuable addition to the board... Read More »

Study on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts Published

Study on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts Published

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 9 May 2012. Washington, DC. For the first time, information on the world’s specialized intellectual property courts can be found in one place. The “Study on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts,” jointly published by the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) and United States... Read More »

Jorge Amigo Honored for Study on Unauthorized Camcording

Jorge Amigo Honored for Study on Unauthorized Camcording

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 9 April 2012. Austral University (Universidad Austral) will honor International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) Vice-Chairman Jorge Amigo for his study on the “Unauthorized Camcording of Cinematographic Works and Optical Media Piracy in Mexico.” The university named the Hon. Mr. Amigo as one of... Read More »

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