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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 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 »

Intellectual Property and the Safeguarding of Traditional Cultures: Legal Issues and Practical Options for Museums, Libraries and Archives

Intellectual Property and the Safeguarding of Traditional Cultures: Legal Issues and Practical Options for Museums, Libraries and Archives

The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) welcomes the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) publication of a report on the safeguarding of traditional cultures by museums, libraries, and archives. The report, which was prepared by former IIPI employee Molly Torsen and her colleague Jane Anderson, was... 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

LIMA — May 31-June 3. The International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) will hold the second in a series of training workshops on the use of intellectual property to protect and promote traditional arts and crafts. The workshop is the result of ongoing collaboration between IIPI and the United States Patent and Trademark... Read More »

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 »

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