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 around 9000 members worldwide from more than 125 countries.

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Last year, demand for EU trade marks reached a record high and passed the threshold of 2 million filings, an important milestone for the EUIPO.

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Loved the insight from our amazing panelists at last night's @AIPPI_ORG UK event on the state of life sciences over the last 7 months. Cold crosswinds of challenging environments for companies in court & from the Gvt was a theme. BUT look - a patent panel that had majority women!

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