Read More... Director General Francis Gurry Highlights Organization’s Achievements, Outlines Challenges Raised by New Technologies
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Director General Francis Gurry Highlights Organization’s Achievements, Outlines Challenges Raised by New Technologies

Geneva, September 30, 2019PR/2019/836 WIPO Director General Francis Gurry reported excellent results in the Organization’s global intellectual property (IP) services…

Read More... Brand Name Dispute
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Brand Name Dispute

Brand name disputes occur all too frequently because the trademark registers are increasingly cluttered and it can be difficult to…

Read More... WIPO Director General Calls for Structured, Inclusive Discussion on AI and IP
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WIPO Director General Calls for Structured, Inclusive Discussion on AI and IP

At the end WIPO’s first “Conversation on Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence”, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry said it was…

Read More... Panelists Discuss Patent Law and Patentability Guidelines at Meeting on AI and IP
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Panelists Discuss Patent Law and Patentability Guidelines at Meeting on AI and IP

Panelist discussed the suitability of current patent law and patentability guidelines for AI inventions at the WIPO Conversation on Intellectual…

Read More... Panelists Discuss Policy Ramifications at Meeting on AI and IP
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Panelists Discuss Policy Ramifications at Meeting on AI and IP

Panelist discussed the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the intellectual property (IP) system and IP policy at the WIPO…

Read More... WIPO Director General Francis Gurry Opens Meeting on IP and AI
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WIPO Director General Francis Gurry Opens Meeting on IP and AI

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry speaks at the opening session of the WIPO Conversation on Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence…

Read More... WIPO Assemblies 2019
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WIPO Assemblies 2019

The Fifty-Ninth Series of Meetings of the WIPO Assemblies will begin at headquarters in Geneva on Monday, September 30 and…

Read More... Accessible Books Consortium Welcomes Leading Publisher Hachette Livre as 100th Signatory to ABC’s Charter for Accessible Publishing
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Accessible Books Consortium Welcomes Leading Publisher Hachette Livre as 100th Signatory to ABC’s Charter for Accessible Publishing

Geneva, September 26, 2019PR/2019/835 Hachette Livre is the 100th signatory of the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) Charter, marking an important…

Read More... PING Command – Troubleshooting
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PING Command – Troubleshooting

This is an animated video explaining the PING command with troubleshooting. The PING utility is a simple tool that you…

Read More... How Adobe’s Company Culture Drives Continuous Success
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How Adobe’s Company Culture Drives Continuous Success

The fast pace of change can make it challenging to maintain a sustainable, and profitable business. So it helps to…

Read More... The Road to Accessible Publishing – One Publisher’s Story in Mexico (ENGLISH DUBBED)
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The Road to Accessible Publishing – One Publisher’s Story in Mexico (ENGLISH DUBBED)

In this video produced by the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC), Hugo Setzer, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA) talks…

Read More... Pororo and Copyright
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Pororo and Copyright

Pororo and Crong enter a picture competition, but problems arise when it turns out that someone has been copying an…

Read More... Minutes | Board Technical Committee (BTC) Meeting
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Minutes | Board Technical Committee (BTC) Meeting

Board Member and Liaison Attendees: Harald Alvestrand, Avri Doria, Rafael Lito Ibarra, Merike Kaeo, Akinori Maemura (Chair), Kaveh Ranjbar, and…

Read More... WIPO to Launch New IP Portal
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WIPO to Launch New IP Portal

September 19, 2019 In the coming months WIPO will launch a new IP Portal – a one-stop shop to WIPO’s…

Read More... Zimbabwe Joins Marrakesh and Beijing Treaties
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Zimbabwe Joins Marrakesh and Beijing Treaties

Zimbabwe joined on September 12, 2019, the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind,…

Read More... Parallel trade and IP – what will happen when we leave the EU?
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Parallel trade and IP – what will happen when we leave the EU?

This guidance video is aimed at businesses who trade in the secondary goods market. You can check what will happen…

Read More... Minutes | Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC) Meeting
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Minutes | Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC) Meeting

OEC Attendees: Avri Doria – Chair, Danko Jevtovic, Lito Ibarra, León Sanchez, and Matthew Shears Other Board Member Attendees: Cherine…

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

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

Read More... ICANN’s New Meeting Registration Platform
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ICANN’s New Meeting Registration Platform

ICANN has launched a new registration platform for ICANN Meetings and events. If you have registered in the past 15…

Read More... Your Input Needed: A New Step in ICANN Org’s Operating and Financial Planning
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Your Input Needed: A New Step in ICANN Org’s Operating and Financial Planning

As part of the development of ICANN’s Five-Year Operating and Financial Plan for the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2025, ICANN…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Marrakech Board Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Marrakech Board Workshop

From 21-23 June, the ICANN Board will hold its fourth Board workshop of the calendar year, just ahead of ICANN65…

Read More... ICANN to Launch a Pilot Childcare Grants Program for its Community
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ICANN to Launch a Pilot Childcare Grants Program for its Community

ICANN is making it easier for community members with children (up to 12 years old) to attend ICANN meetings in…

Read More... Looking Ahead to ICANN65
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Looking Ahead to ICANN65

In a few days, the ICANN community will gather in Marrakech, Morocco for ICANN65. This will be the fourth Policy…

Read More... Join the ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment Open Session at ICANN65
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Join the ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment Open Session at ICANN65

The ICANN Board Working Group on Anti-Harassment will hold an open session at ICANN65 in Marrakech, Morocco on 24 June…

Read More... Automated Transcripts from Zoom at ICANN65
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Automated Transcripts from Zoom at ICANN65

As you know, ICANN moved to Zoom as its web conferencing solution and we are pleased with the positive feedback…

Read More... Welcome to ICANN65
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Welcome to ICANN65

It’s my pleasure to welcome you back to Marrakech, Morocco, for ICANN65. I am pleased to return to the site…

Read More... Marhaba, Bienvenue, and Welcome to Marrakech!
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Marhaba, Bienvenue, and Welcome to Marrakech!

We are honored to welcome the global ICANN community to Marrakech, Morocco, for ICANN65. The ambitious Policy Forum agenda, featuring…

Read More... Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Morocco
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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Morocco

One of the unique aspects of the ICANN community is its truly global nature and the opportunity to meet and…

Read More... Thank you to Marrakech, Bonjour to Montréal
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Thank you to Marrakech, Bonjour to Montréal

Two words have always defined ICANN: evolutionary change. That principle is well established, regardless of whether we are talking about…

Read More... Operating Standards: Guiding ICANN’s Specific Reviews
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Operating Standards: Guiding ICANN’s Specific Reviews

On 23 June 2019, the ICANN Board adopted the Operating Standards for Specific Reviews [PDF, 647 KB] at ICANN65 in…