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  WIPO General Assemblies 2018: External Offices, Treaties, New African Collaborations World Intellectual Property Organization members gather next week for their annual General Assemblies. Among the topics to be discussed is which countries will host new WIPO external offices in 2018-2019. Also on the agenda are the reports from various WIPO committees, with some raising the prospect of convening high-level final … Source: Intellectual Property WatchPublished on 2018-09-21By Catherine Saez Inside Views: Why Follow-On Pharmaceutical Innovations Should Be Eligible For … Read More

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  Pittsburgh is filled with people trying to win patents. PPG is at the front of the line. One of an occasional series: Patented in Pittsburgh; The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 20, 2018 Courtney Linder, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Pittsburgh is filled with people trying to win patents. PPG is at the front of the line. One of an occasional series: Patented in Pittsburgh“Between 2005 and 2015, PPG was awarded 583 patents, the most in the Pittsburgh region, and certainly enough to … Read More

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  Analysis: Move To Contain Global Challenge By Ascending China At Play In Escalating Trade War Between Washington And Beijing The latest escalation in US-Sino trade tensions following the announcement by President Donald Trump on 17 September that the US will slap 10 percent punitive tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods imports effective on 24 September and increase them to 25 percent on 1 January 2019, and China’s … Source: Intellectual Property WatchPublished on 2018-09-18By John Zarocostas CRS … Read More

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  Scientific publishing is a rip-off. We fund the research – it should be free; The Guardian, September 13, 2018 George Monbiot, The Guardian; Scientific publishing is a rip-off. We fund the research – it should be free“Never underestimate the power of one determined person. What Carole Cadwalladr has done to Facebook and big data, and Edward Snowden has done to the state security complex, the young Kazakhstani scientist Alexandra … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2018-09-15By … Read More

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  WIPO, Global Protector Of Creators’ Rights, Hosts A Sizeable Art Collection Itself International organisations are the repository of many works of art, but little is known by the public of their vast collections. The UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva hosts over 500 works of art, some of them displayed in public spaces, most of them in storage, their value unclear. … Source: Intellectual Property WatchPublished on 2018-09-13By Catherine Saez EPO Upholds Gilead Patent On Hep C Medicines, … Read More

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