27.05.2024 | Patents, Media release, Law and policy, Conference

New international treaty on intellectual property, genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge adopted

After around 20 years of negotiations, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) succeeded in adopting a new treaty on intellectual property and genetic resources in the small hours of 24 May 2024. The new treaty stipulates that the origin of genetic resources and the associated traditional knowledge must be disclosed in patent applications. The aim of this measure is to increase...

10.08.2023 | Conference

AIPPI World Congress from 22 to 25 October in Istanbul

This year’s congress of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property – known as AIPPI, Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle – is taking place from 22 to 25 October in Istanbul. We are looking forward to discussing with you the most current developments and trends in the field of patent information at the event. You can find us at...

10.08.2023 | Conference

CEPIUG 15th Anniversary Conference 17-18 September in Mailand (Fondazione Politecnico di Milano)

The CEPIUG conference is the key event for European patent information professionals and will be attended by leading figures from patent offices and patent information user groups. A unique opportunity to meet colleagues and office representatives in person and to learn about the latest developments in the patent information profession. Last but not least, an excellent place to socialise and...

09.08.2023 | Conference

IP Service World, November 20-22, 2023 in Munich, Germany

The 13th edition of the IP conference under the motto "IP connecting people" offers presentations, discussion panels and an exhibition for IP professionals.  We will be there again with a presentation and an exhibition booth. Come and see us. Further information.

16.05.2023 | Conference


The 45th Colloquium of the Ilmenau University of Technology on Patent Information and Industrial Property Protection on the topic of IP information as a resource for tomorrow's economy will take place from 14 to 16 June 2023 at the Festhalle Ilmenau. Further information

18.09.2019 | Law and policy, IP news, Conference

Conference on the Future of IP

From 11 to 13 September, IP experts from around the world gathered in Zurich for the European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) Conference. The topic: the future of IP. Over the course of three days at ETH Zurich, attendees took part in lectures, panel discussions and workshops on IP rights. Well-attended IPI panel As one of the conference sponsors, the IPI organised a panel entitled...





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