IIPI:  Africa

IP Options for Protecting and Marketing Traditional Textiles

IP Options for Protecting and Marketing Traditional Textiles

There are many unique and popular traditional textile products being produced by Indigenous groups around the world. Often, these products are made, marketed and sold by Indigenous or Indigenous-affiliated organizations without a solid understanding of intellectual property and the benefits it could confer. There are some examples... Read More »

IIPI President Bruce Lehman Featured on Voice of America

IIPI President Bruce Lehman Featured on Voice of America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2000 Contact: Brad Huther 202/544-6610 bhuther@iipi.org IIPI President Bruce Lehman Featured on Voice of America Hour-Long Program Focused on Institute’s HIV/AIDS Treatment Efforts in Developing Countries President an CEO of the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) Bruce Lehman... Read More »

Institute to Begin New Projects

Institute to Begin New Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2000 Contact: Brad Huther 202/544-6610 bhuther@iipi.org Institute to Begin New Projects The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) will begin work on four projects aimed at increasing public health, technology transfer, investment and wealth generation in developing countries through implementation... Read More »

IIPI Participates in American University Symposium on Interdisciplinary Legal Perspectives to Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

IIPI Participates in American University Symposium on Interdisciplinary Legal Perspectives to Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

IIPI legal fellow Cameron Coffey participated in the American University Washington College of Law First Annual African Justice Initiative (AJI) Symposium on Interdisciplinary Legal Perspectives to Health in Sub-Saharan Africa on March 3, 2010.  The symposium brought together speakers from various backgrounds to discuss how... Read More »

Botswana Conference Focuses on Strengthening the Cultural Industries

Botswana Conference Focuses on Strengthening the Cultural Industries

Gaborone, Botswana IIPI has concluded a three day conference, Establishing a National Collecting Society and Strengthening the Culture Industries, in Gaborone, Botswana. The conference was organized in partnership with the Botswana Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Botswana Musicians Union, and the United States Patent and Trademark... Read More »

Technology Transfer and Innovation Policy: Toward Effective Technology Transfer for Research Institutions in Botswana

Technology Transfer and Innovation Policy: Toward Effective Technology Transfer for Research Institutions in Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), in collaboration with the Botswana Ministry of Communication, Science & Technology and the Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association, is pleased to announce the success of the conference IP and Innovation Policy: Toward Effective... Read More »

Workshop on Music Piracy in Africa Held

Workshop on Music Piracy in Africa Held

The International Intellectual Property Institute completed a three day workshop focused on training a delegation from Southern Africa on ways to combat music piracy, particularly in the form of counterfeit compact discs and cassette tapes. The workshop provided an in-depth discussion of intellectual property rights in music products,... Read More »

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