IIPI:  Europe

IIPI and USPTO To Conduct Study About Economic Impact of Europe’s Lack of a Grace Period

IIPI and USPTO To Conduct Study About Economic Impact of Europe’s Lack of a Grace Period

IIPI, in conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will initiate a study to determine the economic impact of Europe’s lack of a grace period.   In most countries, an invention cannot be patented unless it is novel. In Europe, public disclosure of a patentable invention – for example through speaking... Read More »

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 »

New Study Finds Copyright Industries Significant Contributors to National Economies

New Study Finds Copyright Industries Significant Contributors to National Economies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Washington, DC – Copyright industries make up 5.4% of GDP and represent 5.9% of national employment on average according to a comprehensive new study of 30 countries released by the World Intellectual Property Organization. WIPO Studies on the Economic Contribution of the Copyright Industries shows that copyright... 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 »

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 »

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