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International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

AIPPI General Secretariat
Toedistrasse 16
CH-8027 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 280 58 80
Fax +41 44 280 58 85

upcoming events
AIPPI has been granted the status of observer at the Administrative Board and Budget Committee (ABBC) of OHIM for the period 2015-2019.

AIPPI General Secretariat has just installed new email addresses to facilitate communication between you and AIPPI. Please use the following addresses for your future email communications with AIPPI;

AIPPI World Congress 2015
Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities are available NOW

AIPPI new Bureau members and Assistants (2014-2016)

AIPPI Congress 2014, Toronto resolutions

Other News

OHIM is aksing for opinion with regard the improvement of formal communications with Users regarding the core business of the Office.

User's are proposed to assess the level of satisfaction with OHIM letters as well as some possible improvements.

The feedback is requested until April 19th 2015.

The link to access the survey is: OHIM Communication consultaion

Work of our Standing Committees
30 January 2015
WIPO Madrid Consultation Group - AIPPI Feedback

23 December 2014
AIPPI comments and recommendations on the proposal dated 29 August 2014 of the GAC sub-working group for the protection of geographic names in next rounds of new gTLDs.

21 October 2014
Report - Climate Change and Environmental Technologies - The Role of IP, esp. Patents

14 September 2014
Report on Standing Committees of Toronto

upcoming events
AIPPI Baltic Conference
2-5 September 2015 Tallinn (Estonia)
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2015 Rio
AIPPI World Congress
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
October 10-14, 2015

See the Brazil 2015 Information here
See the Sponsorship & Exhibition Brochure here

AIPPI Israel - From IP to NP
International Conference
March 14-15, 2016
Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel Aviv

Roving Seminars on WIPO Services and Initiatives
  • 13 April 2015, Beersheba, Israel
  • 15 April 2015, Haifa, Israel
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Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives with the Italian Patent and Trademarks Office (UIBM)
  • 21 April 2015, Turin, Italy
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ALAI 2015 International Congress
18-20 June 2015, Bonn, Germany
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AIPPI World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 10 - 14, 2015


AIPPIs (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) Congress is being held in Rio de Janeiro. AIPPI is concerned with all types of intellectual property rights (including patents, trademarks, and copyrights).

AIPPI It is the oldest global association for the protection of intellectual property and has the respect and ear of governments and global organizations, such as the World Intellectual Property Organization and the World Trade Organization. Since it was founded in 1897, AIPPI has been consulted (and still is) by decision makers worldwide on current intellectual property issues.

Download the preliminary programme and the Accomodation & Social Events brochure