IIPI:  Enforcement Studies

Coffee and Chocolate – Can We Help Developing Country Farmers through Geographical Indications?

Coffee and Chocolate – Can We Help Developing Country Farmers through Geographical Indications?

This comprehensive study authored by Cardozo Law Professor Justin Hughes explores the potential use of geographical indications (GIs) for promoting the coffee and chocolate trade in developing countries. Geographic indications are a special form of intellectual property rights in which the product’s markings or labels identify... Read More »

University Technology Transfer and National Innovation Policy

University Technology Transfer and National Innovation Policy

This booklet provides examples of university technology transfer offices in developing countries. Each office must work within differing national innovation policies, funding mechanisms and overall systems of innovation. That said, each office endeavors to commercialize university-produced innovations to the benefit of local... Read More »

Lessons from the Biofuel Industry in Brazil

Lessons from the Biofuel Industry in Brazil

Brazil is a leading developer of biofuels and a leading promoter of the increased use of flex-fuel automobiles. Not only are these decisions showing positive benefits in reducing carbon output for environmental health, but also Brazil has established itself as a technology exporter that brings positive economic benefits. This... 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 »