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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 »

Harnessing Intellectual Property Rights to Protect and Promote Traditional Arts and Crafts and to Empower Women

Harnessing Intellectual Property Rights to Protect and Promote Traditional Arts and Crafts and to Empower Women

SIEM REAP – July 28 2011. IIPI held the third workshop in a series on the use of intellectual property rights to protect and promote traditional arts and crafts and to empower women. The workshop, co-hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), was held... Read More »

IIPI to Host Event on Innovation and Opportunities in the Philippines

IIPI to Host Event on Innovation and Opportunities in the Philippines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — 10 March 2011. Makati City, Philippines. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), will hold a High Level Forum on Innovation and Opportunities in... Read More »

Study of the Connection between Unauthorized Camcording of Cinematographic Works and Internet or Optical Media Piracy

Study of the Connection between Unauthorized Camcording of Cinematographic Works and Internet or Optical Media Piracy

IIPI’s new study, entitled “Study of the Connection between Unauthorized Camcording of Cinematographic Works and Internet or Optical Media Piracy,” will investigate the unauthorized videotaping of movies in cinemas and the methods used to distribute these copies, with a focus on Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)... Read More »

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