IIPI:  Arts, Culture and Music

IIPI Files Brief of Amicus Curiae in Viacom v. YouTube Case Urging the Court to Protect Copyrights

IIPI Files Brief of Amicus Curiae in Viacom v. YouTube Case Urging the Court to Protect Copyrights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 10, 2010. Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) filed a Brief of Amicus Curiae today in the ongoing case of Viacom v. YouTube. The brief supported Viacom’s appeal, favoring reversal of the trial court’s order. Viacom sued YouTube alleging that YouTube had engaged... Read More »

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

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

MEXICO CITY — November 8-10: The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) held the first in a series of training workshops on the use of intellectual property to protect and promote indigenous arts and crafts in Mexico City. The workshop, organized in cooperation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office... Read More »

IIPI to Begin New Projects

IIPI to Begin New Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 20, 2010. Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) has announced four new projects aimed at stimulating an understanding of intellectual property rights as a tool for job creation and economic development. Under a partnership agreement with the United States... Read More »

Using Copyright Protection to Create Jobs and Wealth in Cambodia

Using Copyright Protection to Create Jobs and Wealth in Cambodia

Copyright protection and enforcement can be a boon to a country’s economy, creating jobs and wealth by promoting local products and industries and encouraging foreign investment. In a joint project with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), IIPI will work with Cambodia to identify and address barriers to effective... Read More »

IIPI and WIPO Co-host Copyright Event on the Hill

IIPI and WIPO Co-host Copyright Event on the Hill

Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) co-hosted an informative luncheon for Congress people and their staff on international copyright law, piracy prevention, and the United States’ copyright policies on Friday, July 14, 2006. The luncheon,... Read More »

Identifying Counterfeit Goods – A Guide for Consumers

Identifying Counterfeit Goods – A Guide for Consumers

Counterfeiting and piracy cost the global economy billions of dollars per year, and the economic damage done to emerging economies is hindering development and endangering lives. Not only are businesses losing money in sales, but governments are losing considerable amounts of tax revenue. The rise of intellectual property related... Read More »

How to Police IP – A Guide for SMEs

How to Police IP – A Guide for SMEs

One of the biggest obstacles for SMEs that would like to use intellectual property (IP) in developing countries is the policing and enforcement of their IP abroad, particularly in leading markets like the United States and Europe. The trade in counterfeit goods is definitely no longer limited to cheap copies of luxury goods; almost... Read More »

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