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2013-12-10 12:27:49

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) adopted Dr. Lindsay Moore's definition of brands and trademarks for its 2013 Report on Brands--Reputation and Image in the Global Marketplace launched at a recent conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. The definition was referenced from a book co-authored by Dr. Moore titled Intellectual Capital in Enterprise Success - Strategy Revisited. Dr. Moore, is the Global Practice Leader of Due...

2013-11-21 08:28:58

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 11, Milanoo successfully regained milanoo.cc. The .cc domain name is the officially authorized domain name of Cocos and Keeling islands, located in the Indian Ocean by northwest Australia. As CC is the abbreviation of "Commercial Company," it has gained popularity among individuals and companies, leading .CC to become the third most commonly used domain after .COM and .NET in America. Global B2C foreign trade Milanoo.com...

2013-08-20 12:25:37

Kamil Idris of Sudan, a well-known lawyer, seasoned economist and international representative, has been named the Director General of WIPO. KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As a lawyer, Kamil Idris of Sudan is intimately acquainted with the challenge of regulating ownership of intellectual property. Within individual states, laws regarding intellectual property vary and are often attached to other laws and regulations. Kamil Idris of Sudan knows that this...

2013-08-15 23:02:13

Steven Rinehart, representing the respondent in a UDRP domain name dispute, defeats Nintendo in trademark infringement case involving Wii marks. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Nintendo of America, manufacturer of the well-known Wii U gaming console, was defeated in its bid to seize the domain name wiiu.com before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, with website attorney Steven Rinehart representing the respondent in the UDRP case. The decision*...

2013-06-27 23:34:59

U.N. group agrees on pact to allow accessible print rights. Watertown, Mass. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Formal adoption of a new international treaty that will improve access to books for people who are blind, visually impaired, or have other print disabilities is expected on Thursday, June 27, in Marrakesh, Morocco. Negotiators from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United Nations agency that addresses rules governing rights such as patents, copyright, trademarks,...

2012-12-17 12:25:28

BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind applauds today's announcement from the United States government supporting a legally binding international instrument which will allow many more books to be converted into accessible formats used by the blind and allow those accessible copies to be shared across international borders. The U.S. officially voiced its support earlier today at the Extraordinary General Assembly of the World Intellectual...

2012-09-12 02:30:54

AMSTERDAM, September 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/homepage.cws_home ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, now offers its entire collection of books and journals on its online platform ScienceDirect, as well as access to its abstracts and citation database Scopus to innovators in 105 countries for free or little cost through the ARDI [http://www.wipo.int/ardi/en ] (Access to...

2012-06-04 22:20:20

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifth Astana Economic Forum from May 22 to 24 attracted a record number of participants -- over 8,000 from 93 countries. More than 2,000 international delegates, including 300 guests with top reputations in academics, government and politics, took part in 55 events at the Forum, whose theme was "Global Economic Transformation: Challenges and Perspectives of Development." The notables included current and former heads...

2012-04-09 02:24:57

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Are United States citizens and companies that use the famous dot-com extension, as most U.S.-based companies do, now a target of foreign companies that want your valuable domain or your business? That question, according to Rick Schwartz of eRealEstate.com of Boca Raton, Florida who owns SaveMe.com, sets the tone of a pending cyberwar at the World Intellectual Property Organization. Other online investors such as Paul J. Kapchuck agree that the...

Apple Files Complaint Over iPhone Porn Domains
2011-11-04 05:21:07

Apple Inc. has filed a complaint with the WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization over seven domain names that include the word “iPhone” but forward to a mobile porn service, Domain Name Wire reported on Thursday. The domain names include: iphonecamforce.com, iphonecam4s.com, iphoneporn4s.com, iphonesex4s.com, iphonexxxforce.com, iphone4s.com and porn4iphones.com The owners of these sites are unknown, as the domain names are protected by a privacy service protecting...