IIPI:  Press Releases

IIPI Announces Collaborative Programs with USPTO for 2003-2004

Economics of public health, proprietary software rights and copyright awareness in West Africa considered highest priorities by U.S. government. Washington, DC – The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), an intellectual property development organization and think tank, announced the funding of more than $1 million... Read More »

Bulgaria Touts Intellectual Property Rights as a Mechanism for Growth; Industry and Government Discuss Next Steps

Sofia, Bulgaria – A country once earning the dubious distinction as one of the world’s leading exporters of pirated entertainment and business content CDs, Bulgaria is now planning to make its IP infrastructure a model for all nations. More than 100 attorneys, judges, prosecutors, government officials, entrepreneurs, and... Read More »

WIPO Officials Visit Washington

Washington, DC. IIPI coordinated a briefing on Capitol Hill today for a delegation including senior officials from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). More than 50 people, including private sector representatives and Congressional staff members, gathered for a noon luncheon to discuss the policies of the WIPO. ... Read More »

Intellectual Property Rights Training Programs in Vietnam Hailed as “Eye-Opening”

Hanoi,Vietnam – IIPI, in conjunction with the STAR project in Vietnam and support from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO), conducted a series of workshops aimed at improving the environment for knowledge-based industries in this country. Over 325 Vietnamese judges, policy makers, IP administrators and entrepreneurs... Read More »

Courts Viewed as “Critical Institutions” for Economic Success

Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) released today an interim study that reports that growth in the developing and transitioning economies of Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific critically rests on the capacities of courts and judges to enforce commercial... Read More »

Institute to Tackle Judicial Roadblocks to Economic Development

The International Intellectual Property Institute, IIPI, in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, The George Washington School of Law and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will hold an international conference on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts on September 12-13, 2002, in Washington... Read More »

Encouraging Innovation and Creativity in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines – IIPI, in conjunction with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO) and support from the U.S. Embassy in Manila, conducted a series of workshops aimed at improving the environment for creating a knowledge-based economy in this country. Over the week of June 17, 2002, three workshops helped nearly 150... Read More »

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