IIPI:  Press Releases

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 »

IIPI Releases Study Linking Camcording to Lost Box Office Revenue

IIPI Releases Study Linking Camcording to Lost Box Office Revenue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 29 September 2011. Washington, DC. Box office revenues increase by approximately three percent each day thieves are prevented from illegally recording films in movie theaters during the opening weekend, according to a new study by the International Intellectual Property Institute and the United States Patent... Read More »

Study Examines Economic Impact of “TRIPS-Plus” Free Trade Agreements

Study Examines Economic Impact of “TRIPS-Plus”  Free Trade Agreements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 13 September 2011. Washington, D.C. IIPI announces the release of a study examining the “TRIPS-Plus” provisions of the 14 free trade agreements signed and implemented by the United States since the start of the WTO in 1995. The overall aim of the study is to examine the effects of the TRIPS-Plus provisions... Read More »

Jorge Amigo Joins IIPI as Vice Chairman

Jorge Amigo Joins IIPI as Vice Chairman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 18 August 2011. Washington, DC. Jorge H. Amigo Castaneda, founder and long-time head of Mexico’s influential patent office, has joined the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) as Vice Chairman. The announcement was made today by Hon. Bruce Lehman, IIPI’s Chairman and President, after... Read More »

IIPI to Host Event on Innovation and Opportunities in the Philippines

IIPI to Host Event on Innovation and Opportunities in the Philippines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — 10 March 2011. Makati City, Philippines. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), will hold a High Level Forum on Innovation and Opportunities in... Read More »

IIPI Announces Consultants for TRIPS-Plus and Technical Assistance Projects

IIPI Announces Consultants for TRIPS-Plus and Technical Assistance Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — 24 January 2011. Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) is pleased to announce the selection of Alexander W. Koff, Charles A. Schwartz, and Trade Partnership Worldwide LLC as consultants for its ongoing projects. The consultants will assist IIPI with studies on TRIPS-Plus... Read More »

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