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Read More... 传统知识和知识产权的历程——亚夸诺伊的故事
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传统知识和知识产权的历程——亚夸诺伊的故事

尽管知识产权制度可以用来弘扬和保护传统知识(即源自古代并通常口口相传的知识),但传统知识并非总是受到常规知识产权制度的保护。这部4分钟的动画短片,讲述了一个虚构的土著社区——亚夸诺伊人——在处理知识产权和传统知识的关键问题时的经历。

Read More... في عالم المعارف التقليدية والملكية الفكرية – حكاية شعب الياكوانوي
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في عالم المعارف التقليدية والملكية الفكرية – حكاية شعب الياكوانوي

يمكن استخدام نظام الملكية الفكرية للنهوض بالمعارف التقليدية (أي المعارف القديمة العهد التي تكون غالباً شفهية) وحمايتها، غير أن المعارف…

Read More... Summary: 24nd Session of WIPO’s Development Committee (CDIP)
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Summary: 24nd Session of WIPO’s Development Committee (CDIP)

Irfan Baloch, Director of WIPO’s Development Agenda Coordination Division and the Secretary of WIPO’s Committee on Development and Intellectual Property…

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Read More... 5 Things every Domain Name Registrant (That’s You!) should know about ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
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5 Things every Domain Name Registrant (That’s You!) should know about ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

5 Things every Domain Name Registrant (That’s You!) should know about ICANN‘s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and…

Read More... What Does It Mean When You Trademark A Name?
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What Does It Mean When You Trademark A Name?

Your brand name should be a “barrier to entry” – protecting you against the threats that competitors potentially present. Just…

Read More... WIPO Director General Welcomes Australia’s Donation for Continuing Support of IP Capacity-Building Projects
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WIPO Director General Welcomes Australia’s Donation for Continuing Support of IP Capacity-Building Projects

Geneva, December 4, 2019PR/2019/842 WIPO Director General Francis Gurry has welcomed a fresh contribution of funds from Australia that represents…

Read More... Licensing or Franchising To Take Your Business to the Next Level
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Licensing or Franchising To Take Your Business to the Next Level

Licensing and franchising are effective ways to take your business to the next level. Businesses in the UK that are…

Read More... WIPO Director General Talks about Trade Secret Protection in the Digital Economy
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WIPO Director General Talks about Trade Secret Protection in the Digital Economy

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry shares thoughts on trade secret protection in the digital economy and what can be done…

Read More... Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement Gains Key Fifth Member as European Union Joins
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Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement Gains Key Fifth Member as European Union Joins

The Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications reached a milestone enabling its entry…

Read More... Minutes | Board Risk Committee (BRC) Meeting
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Minutes | Board Risk Committee (BRC) Meeting

BRC Attendees: Harald Alverstrand, Rafael Lito Ibarra (Chair), Merike Kaeo, Akinori Maemura, Kaveh Ranjbar, Matthew Shears, and Tripti Sinha Other…

Read More... European Union Joins Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement, Enabling Entry into Force
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European Union Joins Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon Agreement, Enabling Entry into Force

Geneva, November 26, 2019PR/2019/841 The Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications reached a…

Read More... Building a Business on Solid IP Foundations Using Process
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Building a Business on Solid IP Foundations Using Process

When you’re not familiar with intellectual property terminology, you don’t know whether it’s patents or copyright, or trade mark that…

Read More... WIPO Director General Opens Symposium on Trade Secrets and Innovation
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WIPO Director General Opens Symposium on Trade Secrets and Innovation

Trade secrets may warrant greater international policy attention as they support modern business relationships and, paradoxically, facilitate the sharing of…

Read More... Explained: What is a Trade Secret?
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Explained: What is a Trade Secret?

A 50-second introduction to trade secrets. Trade secrets are intellectual property rights that protect confidential information such as industrial processes,…

Read More... EPDP Team Makes Key Progress in Phase 2 Work
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EPDP Team Makes Key Progress in Phase 2 Work

As the Chair of the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team (EPDP Team),…

Read More... ICANN’s Carbon Footprint
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ICANN’s Carbon Footprint

As you may have seen in the Operating Initiatives document put out for Public Comment earlier this year, one of…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: Wrapping up the Los Angeles Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: Wrapping up the Los Angeles Workshop

In this blog, I share some of the more significant discussions from the ICANN Board workshop that was held earlier…

Read More... ICANN President & CEO Goals for Fiscal Year 2020
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ICANN President & CEO Goals for Fiscal Year 2020

Each year, I seek to focus the ICANN organization on strategic opportunities for improvement. A key element of this process…

Read More... Public Comment Guidelines for the ICANN Organization
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Public Comment Guidelines for the ICANN Organization

Public Comment is a mechanism that gives the ICANN community and other stakeholders an opportunity to provide input and feedback…

Read More... A Blog about Friendship
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A Blog about Friendship

  We have a Swedish saying for when someone you love passes away: He is missed in me. As you…

Read More... Zoom Security Update
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Zoom Security Update

Zoom recently added new settings to increase security and ensure meeting privacy. These new settings will enforce a password on…

Read More... Future Policy and Outreach Ambassadors to Attend the Third At-Large Summit (ATLAS III)
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Future Policy and Outreach Ambassadors to Attend the Third At-Large Summit (ATLAS III)

Sixty future policy and outreach ambassadors are set to attend the third At-Large Summit (ATLAS III). The event, taking place…

Read More... About the FY20 Board Activities and Operational Priorities
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About the FY20 Board Activities and Operational Priorities

ICANN66 in Montreal, Canada, is just around the corner, and the ICANN Board would once again like to share its…

Read More... Board Blog: A Preview of the Montréal Board Workshop
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Board Blog: A Preview of the Montréal Board Workshop

From 30 October to 3 November, the ICANN Board will meet in Montréal, Canada, ahead of ICANN66, for its sixth…

Read More... Evolution of WHOIS Protocol to RDAP – What You Need to Know
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Evolution of WHOIS Protocol to RDAP – What You Need to Know

The WHOIS protocol, or Port 43, has been the standard to access domain name registration data for more than 35…

Read More... ICANN org Seeks European Data Protection Board Input
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ICANN org Seeks European Data Protection Board Input

Today, the ICANN org sent to the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) a paper, “Exploring a Unified Access Model for…

Read More... ATRT3 Review Team: Leading the Way to Further Empowering the Community
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ATRT3 Review Team: Leading the Way to Further Empowering the Community

The third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) had a face-to-face meeting in Singapore on 20-22 October 2019. Archives of…