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AIPPI Visit at EPO

On March 8 and 9, 2016, EPO President Benoit Battistelli hosted a delegation headed by President Felipe Claro and Vice-President Hao Ma for AIPPI’s annual visit to Munich to discuss with EPO officials matters of mutual interest. Read More


On March 8, 2016, President Felipe Claro and Vice-President Hao Ma lead an AIPPI delegation to WIPO headquarters in Geneva for the annual meeting and discussions with Director General Francis Gurry and other officials of WIPO. Read More

EC consultation on supply chain management and IP protection

The European Commission (DG GROW/Joint Research Centre) has launched a public consultation on the mechanisms developed by companies to secure their supply chains and thereby protect their IP. The consultation is directed to companies and SME’s are highly encouraged to participate. Please see Read More

OHIM – DesignEuropa Awards: Celebrating design in the EU

Applications are now open for the inaugural edition of the DesignEuropa Awards, organised by the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), the EU’s largest intellectual property agency. The DesignEuropa Awards celebrate excellence in design and design management among Registered Community Design (RCD) holders, whether they are individual right holders, SMEs or large enterprises. […] Read More

Prices for AIPPI printed publications

Printed publications AIPPI publications may be purchased (as long as copies remain on stock) through the General Secretariat. All publications, except Group Reports, are published in the three languages English, French and German. Group Reports are mostly published in English with German and French summaries. List of AIPPI publications Sales Prices for: AIPPI Yearbooks (CHF […] Read More

OHIM launches the study on online advertising in relation to suspected copyright infringing websites

The Observatory at OHIM released on 12 January 2016 a study on online advertising in relation to suspected copyright infringing websites  (   The study examines how digital advertising supports suspected IP infringing websites and provides an analysis of the brands, sectors and ad placement companies involved in supporting the websites.     Read More

AIPPI at the EAPO 20th Anniversary International Conference

To mark its 20th Anniversary, the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) hosted an international conference in Moscow on November 10, 2015 on “The Role of Regional Patent Organizations in Creation of Global Intellectual Property Protection System”. AIPPI was represented by Deputy Secretary General Olga Sirakova, who addressed the 250 participants on “AIPPI and harmonization of the […] Read More

AIPPI at the AIPLA Annual Meeting – October 2015

AIPPI President Felipe Claro and Executive Director John Bochnovic attended, as invited guests, the AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington (October 22-24). Deputy Reporter General John Osha, as a member of AIPLA and AIPPI-U.S., and Cinzia Petruzzello, Office Manager of the General Secretariat and Meeting Planner for AIPPI, also attended. AIPPI-U.S. held its Annual Meeting on […] Read More