Read More... ICANN Takes DNS Discussions to the 14th Internet Governance Forum
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ICANN Takes DNS Discussions to the 14th Internet Governance Forum

The Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is taking place in Berlin, Germany, from 25 to 29…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: ICANN66 Meeting & Board Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: ICANN66 Meeting & Board Workshop

With ICANN66 now behind us, I want to thank you all for your participation, whether you attended in-person or joined…

Read More... School text books are protected by copyright
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School text books are protected by copyright

In this awareness-raising video from Botswana, secondary school student Millie learns that school text books are protected by copyright

Read More... Secretary’s Notice | Secretary’s Notice of Board Approval of Fundamental Bylaws Amendment re IANA Naming Function Review Composition
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Secretary’s Notice | Secretary’s Notice of Board Approval of Fundamental Bylaws Amendment re IANA Naming Function Review Composition

Read More... WIPO Launches New Publication Series with Leading Judgments on Intellectual Property Rights; China Is First Contributor
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WIPO Launches New Publication Series with Leading Judgments on Intellectual Property Rights; China Is First Contributor

Geneva, November 21, 2019PR/2019/840 The World Intellectual Property Organization has published the first edition in a new publication series collecting…

Read More... Schools in Soweto, South Africa, techniques of citizen journalism with IP
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Schools in Soweto, South Africa, techniques of citizen journalism with IP

This training project for schools in Soweto, South Africa, combined the techniques of citizen journalism with basic principles of IP,…

Read More... Pororo dans tous ses états pour un dessin
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Pororo dans tous ses états pour un dessin

Pororo et Crong participent à un concours de dessin et se retrouvent dans une situation délicate lorsqu’il s’avère que quelqu’un…

Read More... Approved Board Resolutions | Open Session of Board workshop, Los Angeles | Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board
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Approved Board Resolutions | Open Session of Board workshop, Los Angeles | Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

Consent Agenda: Approval of Minutes RSSAC Appointments Rationale for Resolution 2019.09.08.02 NomCom Chair and Chair Elect Appointments Rationale for Resolutions…

Read More... Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board | Open Session of Board Workshop, Los Angeles | Briefing Materials 1
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Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board | Open Session of Board Workshop, Los Angeles | Briefing Materials 1

Read More... Minutes | Open Session of Board Workshop, Los Angeles | Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board
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Minutes | Open Session of Board Workshop, Los Angeles | Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

A Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors was held in Los Angeles, California on 8 September 2019 at…

Read More... Preliminary Report | Open Session of Board workshop, Los Angeles | Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board
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Preliminary Report | Open Session of Board workshop, Los Angeles | Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

Formal Minutes are still to be approved by the ICANN Board. Note: This has not been approved by the Board…

Read More... Image Rights Do They Prevent You Using a Celebrity’s Image?
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Image Rights Do They Prevent You Using a Celebrity’s Image?

In the lead up to the Christmas and new year season, most of us are accustomed to seeing television advertisements…

Read More... Summary: 42nd Session of WIPO’s Trademarks Committee (SCT)
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Summary: 42nd Session of WIPO’s Trademarks Committee (SCT)

Marcus Höpperger, Senior Director of WIPO’s Department for Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications, and Secretary of the Standing Committee…

Read More... Agenda | Board Governance Committee
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Agenda | Board Governance Committee

Committee slating Status of Revisions to Board Communications Training Proposal Proposed Framework for Establishment and Maintenance of Board Working Groups…

Read More... WIPO Director General on Mentoring Program for Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs
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WIPO Director General on Mentoring Program for Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry speaks on November 11, 2019 at the opening of a new training and mentoring program…

Read More... Key Take-Aways from the 2019 edition of World Intellectual Property Report 2019
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Key Take-Aways from the 2019 edition of World Intellectual Property Report 2019

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry gives a brief overview of the conclusions of the World Intellectual Property Report 2019 on…

Read More... WIPO Director General Launches World Intellectual Property Report 2019
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WIPO Director General Launches World Intellectual Property Report 2019

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry speaks to reporters at the launch of the World Intellectual Property Report 2019 on the…

Read More... World Intellectual Property Report 2019 – Local Hotspots, Global Networks: Innovative Activity Is Increasingly Collaborative and International
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World Intellectual Property Report 2019 – Local Hotspots, Global Networks: Innovative Activity Is Increasingly Collaborative and International

Geneva, November 12, 2019PR/2019/839 The 2019 edition of WIPO’s World Intellectual Property Report analyzed millions of patent and scientific publication…

Read More... What is a Hotspot?
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What is a Hotspot?

A hotspot is a location where people can go to access the internet wirelessly with their mobile device, such as…

Read More... Design Your Business Brand
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Design Your Business Brand

Designing your business brand, methodology or process is about a lot more than getting a visual identity for it. So,…

Read More... WIPO Director General Speaks on Innovation in Africa
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WIPO Director General Speaks on Innovation in Africa

In a video message to the “Conference on Intellectual Property (IP), Innovation and Value Addition for Business Competitiveness and Sustainable…

Read More... Is Branding A Superficial Cosmetic Activity or A Substantive Exercise?
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Is Branding A Superficial Cosmetic Activity or A Substantive Exercise?

This is a question I used to wonder about. Deep down I believed ‘brand’ and ‘branding’ to be essentially a…

Read More... Branding is Not Just About Visual Identity
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Branding is Not Just About Visual Identity

The prominent association some people have with brand and visual identity may explain why I and others have perceived the…