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New Publication: The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Encouraging Economic Growth in Developing Countries

In this newly released Position Paper, the AIPPI, through its Standing Committee on Pharma and the TRIPS Committee, comments on the role of patent rights in encouraging economic growth in developing countries. AIPPI acknowledges the importance of promoting economic growth in developing countries and submits that strong patent rights play a positive role in fostering […] Read More

Postponement of two AIPPI events in Finland and Korea

As a result of the ongoing COIVD-19 pandemic, the following two AIPPI events have been postponed:   Finland The AIPPI Finnish Group has decided to postpone the Helsinki Symposium in May 2020 due to the corona outbreak. Following the Finnish government’s safety instructions, the Symposium on IP, AI, Data and the Platform Economy – Changes […] Read More

AIPPI video: decision of the German Constitutional Court on ratifying the Unified Patent Court

Christof Augenstein, the Chair of AIPPI’s Standing Committee on the UPC, explains what the decision of the German Constitutional Court regarding the UPC means, and gives his insights on possible ways forward, in a brief video available on AIPPI’s YouTube channel. The discussion will continue within the committee. AIPPI members are welcome to join the […] Read More

IP office notices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced IP offices around the world to adapt their practices in response to the situation. AIPPI has compiled the following list and will update it regularly. If you would like to add your country’s response, please send it to publications@aippi.org.   INTERNATIONAL: WIPO: https://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2020/article_0004.html WIPO Notice for the Madrid System: https://www.wipo.int/madrid/en/news/2020/news_0007.html WIPO […] Read More

Interview: AIPPI Standing Committee on IP and Green Technology

Read this interview with Natalie Raffoul, current Chair of the AIPPI Standing Committee on IP and Green Technology, in the latest GRUR Newsletter (page 16). German-speaking AIPPI members can also enjoy the article immediately after this interview. (page 19, Aktuelle Aktivitäten und Projekte der Deutschen Landesgruppe der AIPPI – im Gespräch mit Präsident Prof. Dr. […] Read More

National/Regional Groups – Activity Reports 2018 – 2019

Below you will find the Activity Reports of the National / Regional Groups of AIPPI: Australia Austria Belgium Brazil Bulgaria Canada Chile China Denmark Egypt France Georgia Hungary Iceland India Israel Italy Japan Jordan Luxembourg Malaysia Mexico Philippines Poland Portugal Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey The Netherlands United Kingdom United States of America Vietnam Read More