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…

Read More... New Zealand Joins Marrakesh Treaty
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New Zealand Joins Marrakesh Treaty

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry welcomed New Zealand’s October 3, 2019, accession to WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to…

Read More... Ukraine Shows National Innovation at WIPO Assemblies
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Ukraine Shows National Innovation at WIPO Assemblies

The Ukraine Government hosted a music and light show entitled – “Innovative Ukraine – From Soul to Brain” – highlighting…

Read More... Israel Joins the International Design System
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Israel Joins the International Design System

Israel became the 63rd contracting party of the International Design System on October 3, 2019 when it acceded to the…

Read More... Interactive Information Session on WIPO’s External Offices Held at WIPO Assemblies
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Interactive Information Session on WIPO’s External Offices Held at WIPO Assemblies

WIPO Assistant Director General and Chief of Staff Naresh Prasad gives a brief overview of the interactive information session WIPO’s…

Read More... Thailand Displays Silk Cultivation Culture at WIPO Assemblies
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Thailand Displays Silk Cultivation Culture at WIPO Assemblies

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and Siriporn Boonchoo, Director General of Thailand’s Queen Sirikit Department of Sericulture, inaugurated the exhibition…

Read More... Seminar “The Hague System: Insights into Refusals and New Developments, Opportunities”
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Seminar “The Hague System: Insights into Refusals and New Developments, Opportunities”

October 3, 2019 Register online now to attend a Hague Seminar at WIPO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on October 29,…

Read More... Israel Joins the Hague System
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Israel Joins the Hague System

October 3, 2019 On October 3, 2019, the Government of Israel deposited its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act…

Read More... Samoa Joins the Hague System
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Samoa Joins the Hague System

October 2, 2019 On October 2, 2019, the Government of Samoa deposited its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act…

Read More... Samoa Joins WIPO’s International IP Systems
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Samoa Joins WIPO’s International IP Systems

Samoa deposited on October 2, 2019 its instruments of accession for key treaties underpinning three of WIPO’s international IP systems…

Read More... Venezuela Joins Marrakesh Treaty as 59th Member
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Venezuela Joins Marrakesh Treaty as 59th Member

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry welcomed Venezuela’s October 2, 2019, accession to WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published…

Read More... Philippines Holds Event Showcasing Indigenous Talent at WIPO
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Philippines Holds Event Showcasing Indigenous Talent at WIPO

On October 2, 2019, participants at the WIPO Assemblies of Member States were treated to a demonstration of weaving by…

Read More... WIPO Director General Unveils New Economic Research Guidelines to Support Policymaking
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WIPO Director General Unveils New Economic Research Guidelines to Support Policymaking

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry unveiled new “Guidelines to Using Evidence from Research to Support Policymaking” and welcomed representatives from…

Read More... The Annual ICANN APAC Space Survey is Now Open
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The Annual ICANN APAC Space Survey is Now Open

SINGAPORE – 15 July 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) launched the APAC Space…