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…

Read More... World Intellectual Property Indicators: Filings for Patents, Trademarks, Industrial Designs Reach Record Heights in 2018
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World Intellectual Property Indicators: Filings for Patents, Trademarks, Industrial Designs Reach Record Heights in 2018

Geneva, October 16, 2019PR/2019/838 Go to: Patents | Trademarks | Industrial designs | Plant varieties | Geographical indications | Publishing…

Read More... Uber – What We Can Learn From Its Approach to Branding
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Uber – What We Can Learn From Its Approach to Branding

While Uber is a success, and has even reached unicorn status, its lack of correct attention to brand has caused…

Read More... Brand Strategy – Why Every Business Needs One
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Brand Strategy – Why Every Business Needs One

Brand is a most misunderstood word. It’s among the words such as intellectual property, trade mark, business design and branding…

Read More... Wireless Access Point vs Wi-Fi Router
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Wireless Access Point vs Wi-Fi Router

What is the difference between a wireless access point and a Wi-Fi router? A Wi-Fi router is what allows multiple…

Read More... Meeting of the ICANN Board | Briefing Materials
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Meeting of the ICANN Board | Briefing Materials

Read More... Meeting of the ICANN Board | Briefing Materials
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Meeting of the ICANN Board | Briefing Materials

Read More... Meeting of the ICANN Board | Briefing Materials
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Meeting of the ICANN Board | Briefing Materials

Read More... Internet Rules – They Change The Rules of Branding
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Internet Rules – They Change The Rules of Branding

The internet has changed the rules for many industries. In my books Legally Branded and Intellectual Property Revolution, I explained…

Read More... WIPO Director General Opens Copyright-Related International Conference
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WIPO Director General Opens Copyright-Related International Conference

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry on October 18, 2019, opened the “International Conference on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries,…

Read More... Dominican Republic Joins Lisbon System as 30th Member
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Dominican Republic Joins Lisbon System as 30th Member

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry accepted the Dominican Republic’s instrument of accession to WIPO’s Lisbon System for the International Registration…

Read More... 14th Session of WIPO’s Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE)
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14th Session of WIPO’s Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE)

Tobias Bednarz, Legal Counsellor, Building Respect for IP Division, gives a brief summary of the 14th session of the WIPO…

Read More... Launch of World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019 Report
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Launch of World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019 Report

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and Chief Economist Carsten Fink discuss with reporters the “World Intellectual Property Report 2019,” in…

Read More... Main Take-Aways from World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019 Report
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Main Take-Aways from World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019 Report

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry briefly summarizes the main findings of the “World Intellectual Property Report 2019.”

Read More... WIPO Assemblies Close with New Direction for Organization’s Future Work
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WIPO Assemblies Close with New Direction for Organization’s Future Work

Geneva, October 9, 2019PR/2019/837 Delegates from WIPO’s 192 member states closed their 2019 Assemblies meetings with agreement on the Organization’s…

Read More... DPRK Joins the International Agreement on GIs and AOs
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DPRK Joins the International Agreement on GIs and AOs

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry received on October 8, 2019 the instrument of accession of the Democratic People’s Republic of…

Read More... Trump speaks! John 8:32 ESV “And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
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Trump speaks! John 8:32 ESV “And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

A Trump Teleprompter Apocalypse | All In | MSNBC  Editors Note: “The truth is always hard to swallow if…

Read More... Copyright Infringement and Copyright Disputes
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Copyright Infringement and Copyright Disputes

The most common copyright dispute we see involves an image used on a website which the website owner does not…

Read More... Trinidad and Tobago Joins Three WIPO Treaties
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Trinidad and Tobago Joins Three WIPO Treaties

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry welcomes Trinidad and Tobago accession to three key WIPO treaties – the Beijing Treaty on…

Read More... Viet Nam Minister Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies
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Viet Nam Minister Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Viet Nam Minister for Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh reaffirms his country’s commitment to promoting innovation and creativity through…

Read More... Uganda Minister Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies
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Uganda Minister Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Uganda Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Kahinda Otafiire reaffirms his country’s commitment to promoting innovation and creativity through the…

Read More... Samoa Minister Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies
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Samoa Minister Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Samoa Minister for Commerce, Industry and Labor Lautafi Fio Selafi Purcell reaffirms his country’s commitment to promoting innovation and creativity…

Read More... Montenegro’s Minister for Economy Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies
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Montenegro’s Minister for Economy Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Montenegro’s Minister for Economy Dragica Sekulić reaffirms his country’s commitment to promoting innovation and creativity through the intellectual property system….

Read More... Liberia Minister for Commerce & Industry Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies
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Liberia Minister for Commerce & Industry Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Liberia Minister for Commerce & Industry Wilson K. Tarpeh reaffirms his country’s commitment to promoting innovation and creativity through the…

Read More... Kazakhstan Minister of Justice Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies
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Kazakhstan Minister of Justice Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Kazakhstan Minister of Justice Marat Beketayev reaffirms his country’s commitment to promoting innovation and creativity through the intellectual property system….

Read More... Cuba’s Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies
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Cuba’s Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Cuba’s Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya reaffirms her country’s commitment to promoting innovation and creativity…

Read More... Antigua and Barbuda Minister Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies
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Antigua and Barbuda Minister Speaks on Sidelines of 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Antigua and Barbuda Minister of State of Legal Affairs, Public Safety, Immigration and Labor Maureen Hyman Payne reaffirms her country’s…

Read More... Panel on Women in the Publishing Industry held on Margins of WIPO Assemblies
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Panel on Women in the Publishing Industry held on Margins of WIPO Assemblies

WIPO Director General opens a panel discussion on “Empowering Women in the Publishing Industry” organized by the WIPO Human Resources…