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Miracle In Marrakesh: “Historic” Treaty For Visually Impaired Agreed

Miracle In Marrakesh: “Historic” Treaty For Visually Impaired Agreed

Officials at WIPO have reached an agreement to provide wider access to books for the visually impaired in different countries, a long-pending demand of the World Blind Union and activist groups.

"Country Name" protection moves closer

The protection of country names was discussed today (May 30 2013) by The World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO) member state.

Spice Isle to seek GI protection

Spice Isle to seek GI protection

The Grenada government says it intends to use the system of geographical indications (GI) together

BlackBerry files patent infringement suit against startup

BlackBerry files patent infringement suit against startup

The Typo keyboard is designed to slip on to the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S so it can serve as a substitute for the touch-screen keyboard built into the software on those devices. (Photo: Typokeyboards.com)

 Antigua And Barbuda Prepares To Suspend US Intellectual Property Rights

Antigua And Barbuda Prepares To Suspend US Intellectual Property Rights

The government of Antigua and Barbuda is moving forward with plans “to suspend certain concessions and other obligations relating to United States intellectual property rights” in retaliation for the US’s violation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) General Agreement on Trade in Services.

Brand Jamaica - Stakeholders Consultation

Brand Jamaica - Stakeholders Consultation

Please join us to participate in the consultation June 4 & 5, 2014 WIPO Consultant Simon Anholt’s study “Intellectual Property and Nation Branding”

COPYRIGHT

“Copyright consists of a bundle of different rights held by a creator of literary, artistic, musical or dramatic works. The symbol for copyright is ©, and in some jurisdictions may alternatively be...

DESIGNS

A design relates to the features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornamentation which, when applied to a product, gives the product a unique appearance. A registered design can be a valuable...

TRADEMARKS

A Trade Mark is a sign that is graphically represented and capable of distinguishing the goods or services of a person, company or legal entity from those of another. A Trade Mark can be comprised of...

PATENTS

A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state (national government) to an inventor or their assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for a public disclosure of an invention. The...

GEOGRAPHICAL IINDICATIONS

A geographical indication is a sign used on goods that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities, reputation or characteristics that are essentially attributable to that place of...

TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Traditional knowledge typically distinguishes one community from another. For some communities, traditional knowledge takes on a personal and spiritual meaning. Traditional knowledge can also reflect...





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Pfizer Limited (Appellant) v Medimpex Jamaica Limited and another (Respondents)

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Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. is accusing a company backed by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest of being a rip-off artist.

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with other intellectual property tools to protect its nutmeg and other spice brands.

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The WTO has already found that the US violated the terms of the services agreement by banning online gambling on websites hosted offshore, and it has authorized Antigua and Barbuda’s suspension of Ame

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Marrakesh, Morocco – The mood was one of celebration at the Marrakesh Palais des Congrès to greet the success of World Intellectual Property Organization negotiators in their attempt to produce a draf

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