EPO Strategic Plan (2019 ? 2023)
LONDON - The IP Federation announced in a press release that it received the invitation from the President of the European Patent Office to contribute views on the Strategic Plan being developed for the period 2019-23. We wel...
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:34:10 GMT

ASIP to Hold Specialized Training Course in Trademarks
Special to AG-IP News Agency AMMAN - The Arab Society for Intellectual Property (ASIP) will hold a specialized training course in trademarks, February 24-28, 2019 at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh General Building - Amman.   Over t...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:26:52 GMT

Alert Regarding Published Reports of Attacks on the Domain Name System
LOS ANGELES – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced in a press release that it was aware of several recent public reports regarding malicious activity targeting the Domain Name System...
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:24:08 GMT

US Chamber Releases Model Privacy Legislation, Urges Congress to Pass a Federal Privacy Law
WASHINGTON, DC - The US Chamber of Commerce released model privacy legislation calling for a federal privacy law that would protect consumers and eliminate a confusing patchwork of state laws. A press release by the US Chambe...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:59:55 GMT

United States of America Joins WIPO?s Marrakesh Treaty as 50th Member
GENEVA - The United States of America announced that it has joined WIPO’s fast-growing Marrakesh Treaty as its 50th member, adding a major global publishing center to the Treaty that promotes the increased worldwide ava...
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:05:38 GMT

US Chamber Releases 2019 International IP Index
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) released its International IP Index, “Inspiring Tomorrow,” which assesses the intellectual property (IP) environme...
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:32:33 GMT

Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 4 (MSR-4) Released
LOS ANGELES – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (lCANN) announced the release of the fourth version of the Maximal Starting Repertoire (MSR-4). This version is upwardly compatible with MSR-3 and ad...
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:28:24 GMT

Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property Holds Patents and PCT Training Course
Special to AG-IP News Agency AMMAN – Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) held the second phase of its training course on Patents and PCT for its employees in Amman, Jordan, from January 31 to February 2, 2019. ...
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:27:25 GMT

Board of Appeal Decision on Plant Patentability Published - EPO
MUNICH - The European Patent Office (EPO) was informed that in case T1063/18 regarding the patentability of plants a decision has been issued by the competent Technical Board of Appeal. The written decision can be accessed on...
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 09:00:12 GMT

USPTO Welcomes Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty
WASHINGTON – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) welcomed the recent ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty, which allows limited copyright exceptions for the reproduction of published works in formats a...
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:53:11 GMT