International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Association internationale pour la protection de la propriété intellectuelle (AIPPI)
Internationale Vereinigung für den Schutz des geistigen Eigentums
1897-05-08 Brussels Belgium
Founded 8 May 1897, Brussels (Belgium). Statutes revised: 1926; 1952; 11 Apr 1966, Tokyo (Japan); 13 Jun 1969, Venice (Italy); 17 Nov 1972, Mexico City (Mexico); 19 May 1978, Munich (Germany FR); 27 May 1983, Geneva (Switzerland); 13 Jun 1986, London (UK); 30 Jun 1995, Montréal (Canada); 30 Mar 2001, Melbourne (Australia). Original title: International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property -- Association internationale pour la protection de la propriété industrielle -- Asociación Internacional para la Protección de la Propiedad Industrial -- Internationale Vereinigung für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz. Current title adopted 2001. Also referred to by English initials IAPIP and by German initials IVfgR. Registered in accordance with Swiss Civil Code.
Study and promote development of international protection of industrial property - in particular as regards inventions, trade marks, trade names, designs and industrial models and repression of unfair competition - and of other related intellectual property objects, in particular copyright; study and compare existing legislation with a view to its improvement and unification; encourage development and extension of international conventions, especially that establishing the Paris Union.
Events2025 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Congress
2024 | Germany – Congress
2023 | Yokohama, Japan – Congress
2022 | Istanbul, Turkey – Congress
2021-09-25 | San Francisco, CA USA – Congress
2020-10-11 | Hangzhou, China – Congress
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