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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 »

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 »

IP Challenges for Theaters and Performing Arts Programs

IP Challenges for Theaters and Performing Arts Programs

The encouragement of a financially viable and culturally significant performing arts and entertainment sector is an important element of multi-lateral, regional and national development agendas. The collective benefits are paralleled by the individual satisfaction and inspiration unique to creative pursuits. As global cooperation... Read More »

IIPI Links

IIPI Links

World Trade Organization Agreements Relating to Intellectual Property WTO Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) .pdf Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health .pdf Agreement between the World Trade Organization and the World Intellectual Property Organization .pdf World Intellectual Property Organization... Read More »

IIPI Participates in American University Symposium on Interdisciplinary Legal Perspectives to Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

IIPI Participates in American University Symposium on Interdisciplinary Legal Perspectives to Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

IIPI legal fellow Cameron Coffey participated in the American University Washington College of Law First Annual African Justice Initiative (AJI) Symposium on Interdisciplinary Legal Perspectives to Health in Sub-Saharan Africa on March 3, 2010.  The symposium brought together speakers from various backgrounds to discuss how... Read More »

IIPI Chairman Participated in Round Table During OAS – IMPI Cooperation Agreement on Subjects Related to Intellectual Property Signing Ceremony

IIPI Chairman Participated in Round Table During OAS – IMPI Cooperation Agreement on Subjects Related to Intellectual Property Signing Ceremony

On June 16, 2010, IIPI Chairman and President Bruce Lehman participated in a “Round Table on International Cooperation Models and Technical Assistance Regarding Intellectual Property Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean” at the Art Museum of the Americas in Washington, DC. The discussion took place during the signing... Read More »

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