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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 »

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 »

Invitation to Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts

Invitation to Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Join IIPI, USPTO, and speakers and participants from over twenty countries for a workshop on specialized intellectual property rights (IPR) courts and their role in promoting economic development. During the three-day event, IIPI and USPTO will unveil the results of the most ambitious study of specialized... 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 »

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