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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 »

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 »

New Study Finds Copyright Industries Significant Contributors to National Economies

New Study Finds Copyright Industries Significant Contributors to National Economies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Washington, DC – Copyright industries make up 5.4% of GDP and represent 5.9% of national employment on average according to a comprehensive new study of 30 countries released by the World Intellectual Property Organization. WIPO Studies on the Economic Contribution of the Copyright Industries shows that copyright... Read More »

Interview with IIPI Vice Chairman Jorge Amigo

Interview with IIPI Vice Chairman Jorge Amigo

Before working in intellectual property, you had various banking and marketing positions in a number of private sectors. What motivated you to make the move from banking and marketing to intellectual property policy? In 1970, when I was in the third year of my studies in Economics I received an invitation to join a selected group... Read More »