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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 »

Jorge Amigo Honored for Study on Unauthorized Camcording

Jorge Amigo Honored for Study on Unauthorized Camcording

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 9 April 2012. Austral University (Universidad Austral) will honor International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) Vice-Chairman Jorge Amigo for his study on the “Unauthorized Camcording of Cinematographic Works and Optical Media Piracy in Mexico.” The university named the Hon. Mr. Amigo as one of... 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 »

Interview with IIPI Vice Chairman Jorge Amigo

Interview with IIPI Vice Chairman Jorge Amigo

Before working in intellectual property, you had various banking and marketing positions in a number of private sectors. What motivated you to make the move from banking and marketing to intellectual property policy? In 1970, when I was in the third year of my studies in Economics I received an invitation to join a selected group... 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 »

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