IIPI:  International Policy and Cooperation

IIPI’s Philippine Project Honored by UNH School of Law

IIPI’s Philippine Project Honored by UNH School of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 31, 2013. The University of New Hampshire School of Law recently wrote an article detailing IIPI’s Innovation Opportunities project in the Philippines. Stanley Kowalski, Head of UNH Law’s International Technology Transfer Institute, Andrew Jaynes, former Executive Director of IIPI, Richard Cahoon,... Read More »

IIPI and USPTO To Conduct Study About Economic Impact of Europe’s Lack of a Grace Period

IIPI and USPTO To Conduct Study About Economic Impact of Europe’s Lack of a Grace Period

IIPI, in conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will initiate a study to determine the economic impact of Europe’s lack of a grace period.   In most countries, an invention cannot be patented unless it is novel. In Europe, public disclosure of a patentable invention – for example through speaking... Read More »

IIPI Experts to Hold IP Training for USC ITSO

IIPI Experts to Hold IP Training for USC ITSO

Experts from the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) based in Washington, DC,  will hold group and individual training sessions on intellectual property under the IIPI USPTO Innovation Opportunities Program from July 11 to 12 and from July 22 to 24, 2013. USC is one among six selected ITSO-hosting institutions... 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 »

Study on IPR-related Technical Assistance and Its Effect on U.S. Exports

Study on IPR-related Technical Assistance and Its Effect on U.S. Exports

15 August 2011. Improving intellectual property rights (IPR) enforcement in foreign markets is in the strategic interest of U.S. businesses who sell their goods and services abroad. Currently, the lack of institutional capacity and IPR awareness in many developing countries hinders U.S. exports and business opportunities, as sales... Read More »

IIPI Announces Consultants for TRIPS-Plus and Technical Assistance Projects

IIPI Announces Consultants for TRIPS-Plus and Technical Assistance Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — 24 January 2011. Washington, DC. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) is pleased to announce the selection of Alexander W. Koff, Charles A. Schwartz, and Trade Partnership Worldwide LLC as consultants for its ongoing projects. The consultants will assist IIPI with studies on TRIPS-Plus... 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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