Singapore the Most Innovative Country outside of Europe - IPOS
SINGAPORE - Singapore moved up two notches to be the fifth most innovative country among 126 nations in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018 report, according to the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS). The Rep...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:49:08 GMT

Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN63 Fellowship
LOS ANGELES – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the 45 individuals from 39 countries that have been selected to participate in the ICANN Fellowship Program at ICANN63 Annual Gener...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:42:52 GMT

Statement by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Section 301 Action
WASHINGTON, DC – US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer released the following statement regarding action under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974:   “in response to unfair Chinese practices, the United ...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:32:08 GMT

USTR Releases Product Exclusion Process for Chinese Products Subject to Section 301 Tariffs
WASHINGTON, DC – The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced a process to obtain product exclusions from the additional tariffs in effect on certain products imported from China under the US response to C...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:29:41 GMT

ICANN Board of Directors Submits Comments Regarding NTIA's Notice of Inquiry on International ...
LOS ANGELES – The Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced in a press release that it submitted comments [PDF, 320 KB] in response to the United States Department o...
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:18:38 GMT

nChain Receives Three Patents for Digital Rights Management Using Blockchain
LONDON - nChain, the global leader in research and development of blockchain technologies, announced in a press release issuance of another three patents by the European Patent Office – according to official website. Th...
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:16:53 GMT

Making the IP Ecosystem more Efficient and Effective: EPO Hosts 2018 IP Executive Week
MUNICH - The European Patent Office (EPO) this week hosts the fifth edition of the IP Executive Week. The annual event is co-organized with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and brings together delegates...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:04:55 GMT

European Parliament to Review Copyright Rules in September
BRUSSELS - MEPs have rejected a committee proposal to begin negotiations to update copyright laws for the digital age. Parliament’s plenary voted by 318 votes to 278, with 31 abstentions to reject the negotiating mandat...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:37:18 GMT

Ropes & Gray Attorney Speaks in European Parliament on Blockchain Law
BOSTON - Intellectual property litigation associate Marta Belcher recently spoke at the European Parliament in Brussels on the topic of blockchain and copyright law. Belcher was hosted by Members of European Parliament (MEPs)...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:19:34 GMT

Root Server System Advisory Committee Review: Final Report Now Available
LOS ANGELES – Interisle Consulting Group, LLC, the independent examiner performing the second Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) Review, published its final report. According to ICANN, the final report inclu...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:17:10 GMT