Forty years ago on June 1, 1978, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, which facilitates the process of obtaining patent protection in now up to 152 countries, began operations.
Dr. Helen Lee talks about SAMBA, a game-changing new point-of-care diagnostic tool for healthcare workers in resource-poor settings, and shares her views on innovation and intellectual property.
A pioneering new water technology called the CloudFisher® offers communities facing severe water shortages in arid coastal or mountainous regions an affordable and sustainable source of clean water.
IP Australia’s Director General, Patricia Kelly, discusses the expanding role for artificial intelligence in her Organization’s work.
This year, the small Caribbean island of Curaçao is celebrating 125 years of trademark history, and the fact that it was one of the first countries in the region to establish a fully operational trademark registration system.
Everyone loves emojis. They are a fun and an increasingly ubiquitous way for people to express themselves. But what sort of intellectual property issues do they raise?
Jim Parker, Coordinator of the PLR International Networks, explains what the public lending right (PLR) is and why it is important for authors.
EPO President Benoît Battistelli met with Johanne Bélisle, Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trademarks and CEO of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), in San Francisco to launch a comprehensive bilateral co-operation programme on