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FICPI Update – Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

FICPI Update – Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

In response to concerns raised about the transparency of the negotiations towards a proposed Anti- Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (“ACTA”), scheduled to resume next month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has said that the public would be kept well informed and have opportunities to provide input. At last week’s FICPI Congress in Washington […]

In response to concerns raised about the transparency of the negotiations towards a proposed Anti- Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (“ACTA”), scheduled to resume next month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has said that the public would be kept well informed and have opportunities to provide input. At last week’s FICPI Congress in Washington […]
Conference “Effectiveness and Accountancy of the Commercial Register in Bulgaria”

Conference “Effectiveness and Accountancy of the Commercial Register in Bulgaria”

AmCham Bulgaria half-day Conference entitled “Effectiveness and Accountancy of the Commercial Register in Bulgaria” to take place Thursday, June 18, 2009, Hilton Hotel Sofia, Mousalla Hall 2, starting 8:30 and closing at noon with a business luncheon.   The working language of the forum is Bulgarian. In case of registered international participants by Tuesday, June […]

AmCham Bulgaria half-day Conference entitled “Effectiveness and Accountancy of the Commercial Register in Bulgaria” to take place Thursday, June 18, 2009, Hilton Hotel Sofia, Mousalla Hall 2, starting 8:30 and closing at noon with a business luncheon.   The working language of the forum is Bulgarian. In case of registered international participants by Tuesday, June […]
WIPO appoints four Deputy Directors General (DDG) and three Assistant Directors General (ADG)

WIPO appoints four Deputy Directors General (DDG) and three Assistant Directors General (ADG)

A key WIPO decision-making body, meeting on June 15-16, 2009, endorsed proposals by Director General Francis Gurry for a new senior management team, consisting of four Deputy Directors General (DDG) and three Assistant Directors General (ADG).  The appointments of the DDGs and ADGs are effective from December 1, 2009, to November 30, 2014, following the expiry of the mandates […]

A key WIPO decision-making body, meeting on June 15-16, 2009, endorsed proposals by Director General Francis Gurry for a new senior management team, consisting of four Deputy Directors General (DDG) and three Assistant Directors General (ADG).  The appointments of the DDGs and ADGs are effective from December 1, 2009, to November 30, 2014, following the expiry of the mandates […]
IACC Global Ad Campaign Targeting Consumers of Counterfeit Goods

IACC Global Ad Campaign Targeting Consumers of Counterfeit Goods

New York City – Bob Barchiesi, President of the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition announced today the launch of a Global Public Service Ad Campaign joining forces the honorable Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York, The New York City Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement, Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca, the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group […]

New York City – Bob Barchiesi, President of the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition announced today the launch of a Global Public Service Ad Campaign joining forces the honorable Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York, The New York City Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement, Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca, the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group […]
MEETING OF OHIM ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD

MEETING OF OHIM ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD

At the last meeting of OHIM’s Administrative Board, MARQUES took part as an observer. The representative of the Association was Tove Grauland, who together with the representatives of INTA, BUSINESSEUROPE, ECTA and AIM has been invited to attend non-confidential parts of these meetings for a period of two years. The agenda of the meeting of […]

At the last meeting of OHIM’s Administrative Board, MARQUES took part as an observer. The representative of the Association was Tove Grauland, who together with the representatives of INTA, BUSINESSEUROPE, ECTA and AIM has been invited to attend non-confidential parts of these meetings for a period of two years. The agenda of the meeting of […]
Patent Cooperation Treaty’ Working Group

Patent Cooperation Treaty’ Working Group

Second Session, Geneva, May 4 - 8, 2009

Second Session, Geneva, May 4 - 8, 2009
WORLD COPYRIGHT SUMMIT

WORLD COPYRIGHT SUMMIT

09 June, 2009 - 10 June, 2009

09 June, 2009 - 10 June, 2009
IP BUSINESS CONGRESS

IP BUSINESS CONGRESS

From 21st to 31rd June 2009, will be held IP Business Congress /IPBC/, which will be placed in Chicago. The IPBC brings together a faculty of speakers who have successfully devised and implemented strategies to create IP value in companies across the world. Some of the corporate heads taking part in the IPBC are Microsoft’s Horacio […]

From 21st to 31rd June 2009, will be held IP Business Congress /IPBC/, which will be placed in Chicago. The IPBC brings together a faculty of speakers who have successfully devised and implemented strategies to create IP value in companies across the world. Some of the corporate heads taking part in the IPBC are Microsoft’s Horacio […]
2009 WASHINGTON FICPI CONGRESS

2009 WASHINGTON FICPI CONGRESS

June 7/8/10, 2009

June 7/8/10, 2009
ICC appoints seasoned international executive as new Secretary General

ICC appoints seasoned international executive as new Secretary General

June 2, 2009 Paris

June 2, 2009 Paris
New China IPO rules threaten funds

New China IPO rules threaten funds

             Companies will soon be allowed to make initial public offerings in China, after the country’s securities regulator issued draft guidelines for share subscription and pricing. But the new rules may harm funds which rely on new share subscriptions. The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) on May 22 issued its […]

             Companies will soon be allowed to make initial public offerings in China, after the country’s securities regulator issued draft guidelines for share subscription and pricing. But the new rules may harm funds which rely on new share subscriptions. The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) on May 22 issued its […]
THE 5TH GLOBAL CONGRESS ON COMBATING COUNTERFEITING AND PIRACY

THE 5TH GLOBAL CONGRESS ON COMBATING COUNTERFEITING AND PIRACY

On 2-4 June ,the 5th global congeress on combating counterfeiting and piracy will be held in Cancun, Mexico. The event is co-hosted by Interpol and the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property in partnership with the Global Congress Steering Group member organizations. The Global Congress is a unique opportunity for leaders in the public and private […]

On 2-4 June ,the 5th global congeress on combating counterfeiting and piracy will be held in Cancun, Mexico. The event is co-hosted by Interpol and the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property in partnership with the Global Congress Steering Group member organizations. The Global Congress is a unique opportunity for leaders in the public and private […]
The case of L’Oréal v eBay heads to ECJ

The case of L’Oréal v eBay heads to ECJ

   The UK courts are to ask the European Court of Justice to address the liability of online auction houses such as eBay for the sale of trade mark-infringing goods.    In a ruling on Friday, Mr Justice Arnold said he would refer questions to the ECJ on the interpretation of the Trade Marks Directive, […]

   The UK courts are to ask the European Court of Justice to address the liability of online auction houses such as eBay for the sale of trade mark-infringing goods.    In a ruling on Friday, Mr Justice Arnold said he would refer questions to the ECJ on the interpretation of the Trade Marks Directive, […]
Interregional Intermediate Seminar on Industrial Property

Interregional Intermediate Seminar on Industrial Property

                From June 10, 2009 to June 12, 2009 the WIPO Academy will organize its annual seminar directed towards government officials from IP offices in cooperation with twelve partner institutions.The invitations are for Government officials from IP offices and relevant Ministries. The seminar will be placed in Geneva, Switzerland. […]

                From June 10, 2009 to June 12, 2009 the WIPO Academy will organize its annual seminar directed towards government officials from IP offices in cooperation with twelve partner institutions.The invitations are for Government officials from IP offices and relevant Ministries. The seminar will be placed in Geneva, Switzerland. […]
EUROPE SEEKS ECJ GREEN LIGHT ON PATENT COURT

EUROPE SEEKS ECJ GREEN LIGHT ON PATENT COURT

May 29, 2009 Brussels

May 29, 2009 Brussels