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Sporting Events and Intellectual Property

Sporting Events and Intellectual Property

Focusing on the Olympic Games, this report will look at the intellectual property-related issues and challenges inherent in hosting a world-class sporting event. Hosting the Olympic Games presents a unique opportunity and challenge for any host country; indeed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) maintains that the Games... Read More »

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 Hosts Chinese Delegation

IIPI Hosts Chinese Delegation

Washington, DC. IIPI welcomed a delegation of Chinese officials from the China International Electronic Commerce Center (CIECC) and from the Suzhou Copyright Bureau. The purpose of the meeting, organized by the US Department of State, was to exchange views on intellectual property policy and learn from each other with regard to programs... Read More »

IIPI Consultant, Dr. Jacques Michel, presents a comparative assessment of ASEAN country patent offices at the Heads of Intellectual Property Offices Conference

IIPI Consultant, Dr. Jacques Michel, presents a comparative assessment of ASEAN country patent offices at the Heads of Intellectual Property Offices Conference

Manila, Philippines. The commissioners of intellectual property offices around the world recently gathered at the 4th Annual Heads of Intellectual Property Offices Conference (HIPOC) in Manila. This is the first time the Philippines hosts the conference held in partnership with the European Patent Office (EPO). With this year’s... Read More »

IIPI, The Kenan Institute and Chulalongkom University Release a Study of Patent Offices in Southeast Asia

IIPI, The Kenan Institute and Chulalongkom University Release a Study of Patent Offices in Southeast Asia

Washington, DC and Bangkok, Thailand. IIPI teamed with its Advisory Board member Jacques Michel, the Kenan Institute, Asia and Chulalongkom University to produce a comprehensive report of the patent offices, their technological capacity and administration efficiency in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). While most... Read More »

Milan Kapadia, IIPI Legal Intern, wins Fulbright Scholarship

Washington, D.C. Milan Kapadia, a Legal Intern at IIPI, has won a Fulbright Scholarship to study in India for a full year. He is one of thirteen students selected from an applicant pool of almost two hundred to travel to India in September. Milan’s research will focus on the effects of the change in India’s patent law, now enabling... Read More »

New Conference in Russia Announced

New Conference in Russia Announced

Vladivostok Conference Will Focus on Border Controls in Eastern Russia Washington, DC The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) in conjunction with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Russian Customs Office will be holding a workshop in the field of intellectual property enforcement through border... Read More »

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