IIPI:  Training and Enforcement

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 Helps Launch Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association

IIPI Helps Launch Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association

Organization seeks to expand upon U.S. technology transfer experience Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA – During the week of February 11, a team of IIPI staff and partners traveled to Cape Town, South Africa, to support the establishment of SARIMA, the Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association. Modeled loosely... Read More »

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