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2023 AIPPI China Youth IP Seminar

2023 AIPPI China Youth IP Seminar was held successfully in Chongli of Hebei Province, the venue of skiing events of the 2022 Winter Olympic Game on March 17-18, 2023 with more than 110 attendees.

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The Japanese group’s journal “A.I.P.P.I.” latest issue (Vol 48, No.1) is now available to all AIPPI members

The AIPPI Japanese Group is pleased to inform you that the latest issue (Vol 48, No.1) of the Japanese Group's e-Journal "A.I.P.P.I." is now available to all AIPPI members. You can view the contents page for this issue below.

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ChatGPT and Swiss copyright law: a brief and selected overview

Recently launched ChatGPT (for “Generative Pre-trained Transformer”) is on everyone’s lips. This chatbot, developed by OpenAI, an American artificial intelligence (AI) research laboratory, seemingly takes AI to another level and produces text that is hardly distinguishable from human-written content.

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Enforcement of the Myanmar Trademark Law 2019

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar State Administration Council issued its Notification No. 82/2023 on March 10, 2023, announcing that the Trademark Law enacted on January 20, 2019 will enter into force on April 1, 2023.

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Higher damages are awarded in recent patent infringement lawsuits in Japan

Whether it is true or not, there has been a repeated criticizm over Japanese patent infringement litigation system that awarded damages amounts are not high enough to incentivize patent holders to bring infringement lawsuits in Japan.

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The Italian Supreme Court and the damages’ equitable assessment in a case of inventor’s rights breach

In a lengthy patent litigation concerning the inventor’s rights breach, the Italian Supreme Court affirmed that, while making their damages’ assessment on an equitable basis, Courts must indicate the criteria they have followed to determine said damages’ amount.

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AIPPI – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), is the world’s leading non-profit association dedicated to the development and improvement of laws for the protection of intellectual property. It is a politically neutral, non-profit organisation, based in Switzerland with over 8000 members worldwide from over 110 countries.

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6 good reasons to become a member

  1. To take part in the improvement and harmonisation of IP laws – by taking part in the resolution process
  2. To meet with IP thought leaders from around the world – by participating in top-notch AIPPI events
  3. To stay ahead on IP law developments – by having access to the work and know-how of AIPPI members
  4. To be a thought leader in IP – by joining AIPPI Standing Committees which span across all IP fields
  5. To develop other skillsets – by joining AIPPI Statutory Committees which help run the association
  6. To build long-standing relationships and friendships – by networking with like-minded professionals
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