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Registration for the 2023 AIPPI World Congress is open

Don’t wait to register with the attractive Early Bird Discount until 6 July and join us in Istanbul on 22-25 October. We cannot wait to see you there!

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Non-traditional trademark, an innovative way to identify your brands

"Progress consists in renewing oneself"-Miguel de Unamuno.

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The 2023 AIPPI World Congress comes to Istanbul, the crossroads of Europe and Asia

I hope you will join me and IP professionals from around the world for networking, a high quality educational programme, lively debate and constructive, relevant and topical resolutions on IP laws at the 2023 AIPPI World Congress in Istanbul, to be held 22-25 October 2023! Registration opens on Tuesday 9 May 2023, so secure your spot and book now.

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The Second Young AIPPI Members Summit

As we make our way into the middle of 2023, AIPPI is pleased to be hosting the second Young AIPPI Members Summit – a virtual event to bring all the Young AIPPI Members together! The Summit is the must-attend online event for all up-and-coming IP experts, and we are very much looking forward to welcoming you in June!

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Plausibility Doctrine Found Implausible

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office issued its decision in G2/21 on 23 March 2023.

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Brazilian IPO intends to include an examination process for recognition of acquired distinctiveness (secondary meaning)

The Brazilian Industrial Property Office (“INPI”) has recently published its Strategic Planning which includes nine projects and milestones for the next four years (2023 – 2026). Among its projects, the INPI intends to include an examination process to recognize acquired distinctiveness (secondary meaning).

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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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