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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 »

Presentations from Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts

Presentations from Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts

The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) is pleased to share the following presentations, given at the Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts at the Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) from 17-19 January 2012. You may view or download the presentations by clicking on the link associated with the... Read More »

Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts

Seminar on Specialized Intellectual Property Courts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 14 February 2012. Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) conducted a three-day seminar from 17-19 January on specialized intellectual property rights (IPR) courts around the world and their role in promoting economic development. The seminar, co-hosted by the United States... Read More »

Coffee and Chocolate – Can We Help Developing Country Farmers through Geographical Indications?

Coffee and Chocolate – Can We Help Developing Country Farmers through Geographical Indications?

This comprehensive study authored by Cardozo Law Professor Justin Hughes explores the potential use of geographical indications (GIs) for promoting the coffee and chocolate trade in developing countries. Geographic indications are a special form of intellectual property rights in which the product’s markings or labels identify... Read More »

IIPI Helps Launch Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association

IIPI Helps Launch Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association

Organization seeks to expand upon U.S. technology transfer experience Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA – During the week of February 11, a team of IIPI staff and partners traveled to Cape Town, South Africa, to support the establishment of SARIMA, the Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association. Modeled loosely... Read More »

Collective Copyright Management in Bolivia

Collective Copyright Management in Bolivia

(Please note: This How-to Guide is written in Spanish with an English overview at the end). Collective management societies can be an effective and legal mechanism for copyright and neighboring rights protection and management. In Bolivia, these societal types are regulated by law and must comply with certain essential pre-requisites... Read More »

University Technology Transfer and National Innovation Policy

University Technology Transfer and National Innovation Policy

This booklet provides examples of university technology transfer offices in developing countries. Each office must work within differing national innovation policies, funding mechanisms and overall systems of innovation. That said, each office endeavors to commercialize university-produced innovations to the benefit of local... Read More »

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