IIPI:  Africa

Southern Africa Conferences Successfully Concluded

Events in Botswana an Swaziland a Success Botswana Intellectual Property Conference: Making Intellectual Property Work for Development; Swaziland Intellectual Property Conference: IP Used to Support Culture Based Industries The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), in conjunction with the United States Patent and... Read More »

IIPI Announces Collaborative Programs with USPTO for 2005-06

Projects Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), an intellectual property development organization and think tank, released today details of two new collaborative projects with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Both projects will focus on the Sub-Saharan... Read More »

Conference Highlights IP in West Africa

Conference Highlights IP in West Africa

Washington, DC The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), in association with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and ABA-Africa, successfully concluded a 3-day conference in Dakar, Senegal, titled West Africa and Intellectual Property: Policy Priorities to Foster Economic Growth, Public Health and Culture.”... Read More »

IIPI Report Recommends Ways for South African Universities to Improve “Technology Transfer” Process

Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute, IIPI, released today a report exploring the role technology transfer plays in South Africa’s economic development. “Technology transfer,” the process of transferring new technologies invented at universities and other public research organizations to the private... Read More »

IIPI Announces Collaborative Programs with USPTO for 2003-2004

Economics of public health, proprietary software rights and copyright awareness in West Africa considered highest priorities by U.S. government. Washington, DC – The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), an intellectual property development organization and think tank, announced the funding of more than $1 million... Read More »

Intellectual Property as a Trade, Health, and Economic Development Issue- Spring 2003

Intellectual Property as a Trade, Health, and Economic Development Issue- Spring 2003

IP Trade Health ... 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 »

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