AIPPI - International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, known as AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), is the world’s leading non-profit association dedicated to the development and improvement of laws for the protection of intellectual property. It is a politically neutral, non-profit organization, based in Switzerland with over 8000 members worldwide from 131 countries.

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World Congress Wednesday!

Focus on Plenary Session 1: Q276 - Inventiveness and sufficiency of disclosure in Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) inventions to be held from 14:00-16:00 CEST on 18 October.



The long-awaited in-person event, the 2021 #AIPPI #China Youth #IP #Seminar was held in Beijing with more than 110 attendees, most of them young lawyers, patent or trademark attorneys.

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Video from the AIPPI President about the 2021 AIPPI World Congress

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