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Organizations relating to Patents, Copyright

International Bureau of the Societies Administering the Rights of Mechanical Recording and Reproduction / Neuilly-sur-Seine, France / Est. 1929
Patent Documentation and Information Centre / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 1978
Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2006
International Intellectual Property Institute / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1998
Protocol 3 Annexed to the Universal Copyright Convention / Paris, France / Est. 1952
Inter-American Copyright Institute / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1973
Committee of National Institutes of Patent Agents / Frankfurt-Main, Germany / Est. 1956
ICC Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau / London, UK / Est. 1984
Budapest Union for the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1977
Union for the International Patent Classification / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1975
European Union Intellectual Property Office / Alicante, Spain / Est. 1994
Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1963
Association of Caribbean Copyright Societies / Port-of-Spain, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 2000
Eurasian Patent Convention / Est. 1994
European Patent Organisation / Munich, Germany
Protocol 1 Annexed to the Universal Copyright Convention Concerning the Application of That Convention to Works of Stateless Persons and Refugees, 1971 / Paris, France / Est. 1971
Ibero-American Copyright Organization / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1996
Licensing Executives Society Europe / Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands
International Patent Cooperation Union / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1978
Treaty on Intellectual Property / Est. 1939
Intergovernmental Committee of the Universal Copyright Convention / Paris, France / Est. 1974
Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property / Gothenburg, Sweden / Est. 1961
BALKANMEDIA Organization / Sofia, Bulgaria / Est. 1990
Eurasian Patent Office / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1995
Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1963

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World Problems relating to Patents, Copyright

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Avoidance of copyright
Corporate control of genetic material
Monopolization of agricultural genetic resources
Restrictive business practices in relation to patents and trademarks
Distortion of international trade through obstacles to patent protection
Plagiarism
Copyright barriers to transfer of knowledge
Excessive cost of medical drugs
Restrictive cross-licensing agreements
Irresponsible pharmaceutical advertising

Action Strategies relating to Patents, Copyright

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Avoiding limitations of copyright
Providing patent coverage
Advising about intellectual property rights
Preventing computer infringement of intellectual property rights
Protecting intellectual property
Improving patent licensing system
Applying international copyright principles
Linking national patent offices
Managing patent documentation
Developing intellectual property rights systems in biodiversity conservation
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on intellectual property rights
Reporting plagiarism
Protecting intellectual copyright of artists
Purchasing technological patents for transfer on non-commercial terms
Patenting software
Infringing copyright
Preventing abuse of environmentally sound technology intellectual property rights
Recognizing ownership of proprietary partnerships
Declassifying innovative patents
Acknowledging claims to committed techniques
Abolishing unethical patenting of transgenic animals
Facilitating transfer of privately-owned environmentally sound technology
Plagiarizing
Improving information systems on intellectual property

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