IIPI:  Press Releases

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 »

Specialized Intellectual Property Courts Conference

IIPI, together with the USPTO and with the support of The George Washington University Law School and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will be holding an international conference on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts. The conference, to be held on September 12-13, 2002 in Washington D.C., will deal with judicial... Read More »

Former SEC Commissioner Discusses Intangible Asset Valuation and Reporting

Washington, D.C.– Former SEC Commissioner Steven M.H. Wallman spoke today to licensing executives and Congressional staff about the importance of valuing and reporting intangible assets to businesses and the U.S. economy. The steady move toward an “idea-based” economy will force corporations, entrepreneurs and the government... Read More »

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