Events and Tuition

Copyright reform: promote cultural diversity and ensure access to it, say MEPs

Copyright reform: promote cultural diversity and ensure access to it, say MEPs

Forthcoming proposals to reform EU copyright law for the digital era must ensure a fair balance between the rights and interests of both creators and consumers, said MEPs on Thursday. They called for ways to improve access to online content across borders, while recognizing the importance of territorial licences, particularly for TV and film productions. […]

ISF nurtures strategic approach at 2015 World Seed Congress

ISF nurtures strategic approach at 2015 World Seed Congress

Global collaboration is the key to creating the best possible environment for sustainable agriculture and food security, a record attendance at the World Seed Congress was told. The 2015 International Seed Federation (ISF) congress attracted 1600 delegates from 64 countries to Krakow, Poland – the highest number in its 66-year history. At the opening ceremony […]

6th Annual WIPO-KIPO-KAIST-KIPA Advanced International Certificate Course on IP Asset Management for Business Success Based on the IP PANORAMATM Multimedia Toolkit in English

6th Annual WIPO-KIPO-KAIST-KIPA Advanced International Certificate Course on IP Asset Management for Business Success Based on the IP PANORAMATM Multimedia Toolkit in English

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), and the Korea Invention Promotion Association (KIPA) are jointly offering the advanced international certificate course on IP Asset Management for business success based on IP PANORAMATM Multimedia toolkit in English. This course consists of […]

European Innovator of the Year 2014

European Innovator of the Year 2014

InnoPitch Competition for the European Innovator of the Year 2014 Submit your idea, win a trip to the Unconvention 2014 and present your startup to the innovation industry. You could be European Innovator of the Year! See the rules of the competition below! Don’t miss out the deadline: August 31st 2014. To be eligible to […]

CIOPORA Elects New Board: The election in The Hague shows high degree of unity among members

CIOPORA Elects New Board: The election in The Hague shows high degree of unity among members

TheHague:On April1 the CIOPORA Annual General Meeting elected the new CIOPORA Board and its President. As a result, two new Board member were elected, one Board member left the Board and Mr. Andrea Mansuino was re-elected as President of CIOPORA. Second term for the President and two new faces on the Board The election resulted […]

CIOPORA AGM 2014 in The Hague: Ornamental and Fruit Breeders Define the Association’s Future IP Position

CIOPORA AGM 2014 in The Hague: Ornamental and Fruit Breeders Define the Association’s Future IP Position

Hamburg, March 11/2014 Many of the ornamental and fruit breeders, united in CIOPORA since 1961, have been writing the history of the breeding industry for more than a century. On April 1 and 2, 2014, CIOPORA members will also receive an opportunity to define its future by providing their input to the texts of the […]

Guide to the Application of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, as Revised at Stockholm in 1967

Guide to the Application of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, as Revised at Stockholm in 1967

The Paris Convention began in 1883.  For 130 years it has permeated intellectual property law.  The increased globalization of commerce and intellectual property makes the Paris Convention more important now than ever before. Most practitioners know of Article 4 of the Paris Convention, which establishes the familiar 12-month and 6-month priority periods for patents, industrial designs, […]

Strategic IP Planning Seminar

Strategic IP Planning Seminar

The Strategic IP Planning seminar will be held on 27th January 2014 at The Rembrandt Hotel, London TOPICS TO BE COVERED AT THIS SEMINAR: – Strategy in IP in Theory: Learn and Explore Options – Step-by-Step Practical Guide to Strategic IP Planning – Utilising a Structured and Rationalised IP Strategy Toolbox – Competitive IP Analysis: […]

Summer School on Intellectual Property in Chile

Summer School on Intellectual Property in Chile

Santiago de Chile, January 20 to 31, 2014 The WIPO Academy and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Chile offer a two-week Summer School, which provides an opportunity for senior students and young professionals to acquire deeper knowledge of intellectual property (IP), to gain an appreciation of IP as a tool for economic, social, […]

Webinar on the new e-filing system

Webinar on the new e-filing system

A live webinar organised by OHIM’s Academy on the new e-filing tool will take place on 27 November at 14:00h CET. The webinar will be open to all interested users at http://directo.avanzo.com/oami_20131127/ OHIM´s new e-filing system will introduce completely fresh navigation and filing features, including a classification guide called Taxonomy, as well as new options for users requiring […]

OHIM IP competitions: OHIM AD/01/13 and OHIM AST/02/13

OHIM IP competitions: OHIM AD/01/13 and OHIM AST/02/13

On 31 October, 2013, OHIM in close collaboration with the European Personnel Selection Office published two competitions – one for selecting assistants and one for selecting administrators. The workforce planning of OHIM approved by the Administrative Board and Budget Committee aims to recruit 66 officials in the field of Intellectual Property over the period 2014-2017. A […]

Laure Marino - "Droit de la propriété industriele"

Laure Marino – “Droit de la propriété industriele”

Dear readers, We have the pleasure to announce the publication of the new book of Laure Marino – “Droit de la propriété industriele” (Industrial property rights). More information about the book and how to purchase it, you may find at:  http://lauremarino.blogspot.fr/2013/09/droit-de-la-propriete-industrielle.html

Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs

Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) organizes a Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs at its headquarters in Geneva, on October 31, 2013. The aim of the event is to increase awareness and practical knowledge of the Hague system among existing and potential users, whether in industry or in private practice.  The needs of […]

Advanced Summer School on Intellectual Property and Transfer of Technology – Registration Deadline August 30, 2013

Advanced Summer School on Intellectual Property and Transfer of Technology – Registration Deadline August 30, 2013

Port Elizabeth, South Africa (November 25 to December 6, 2013) This two-week Summer School on IP and Transfer of Technology, offered jointly by the WIPO Academy , the Department of Science and Technology of South Africa, the National Intellectual Property Management Office, the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, provides an […]

The European Patents - The Case-Law seminar will be held on 20th September at the The Rembrandt Hotel, London

The European Patents – The Case-Law seminar will be held on 20th September at the The Rembrandt Hotel, London

This seminar will cover the main aspects of substantive patent law as evolved by the decisions of the EPO Boards of Appeal. This seminar will consider, drawing on case law and the speakers’ experience, the present working of opposition and appeal procedures at the European Patent Office. Topics to be covered: – Introduction to Oppositions […]