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Organizations relating to Patents, Copyright

World Intellectual Property Organization / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1967
International Federation of the Phonographic Industry / London, UK / Est. 1933
Licensing Executives Society International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1973
Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2006
Organización Iberoamericana de Derechos de Autor / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1996
Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1963
Southern and Eastern Africa Copyright Network / Lilongwe, Malawi / Est. 2008
Nordic Patent Institute / Taastrup, Denmark / Est. 2008
European Culture Collections' Organization / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1982
Arab Society for Intellectual Property / Amman, Jordan / Est. 1987
Asian Patent Attorneys Association / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1969
Eurasian Patent Organization / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1995
European Patent Lawyers Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2001
Arab Intellectual Property Mediation and Arbitration Society / Amman, Jordan
International Place Branding Association / Est. 2015
Inter-American Copyright Institute / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1973
Intergovernmental Committee of the Universal Copyright Convention / Paris, France / Est. 1974
Committee of Nordic Intellectual Property Attorneys / Vantaa, Finland
Regional Centre for the Promotion of Books in Latin America and the Caribbean / Bogota, Colombia / Est. 1971
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
International Patent Cooperation Union / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1978
Central and Eastern European Copyright Alliance
European Intellectual Property Institutes Network / Munich, Germany / Est. 1999
Medicines Patent Pool / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2010
Copyright for Creativity / Est. 2010
International Intellectual Property Institute / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1998
Centre d'études internationales de la propriété intellectuelle / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1963
Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights / White Plains NY, USA / Est. 1999
International Intellectual Property Alliance / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1984
Scandinavian Patent Committee / Est. 1955
Internationale Gesellschaft für Urheberrecht / Munich, Germany / Est. 1954
International Patent Institute / Est. 1947
International Institute for Intellectual Property Management / Wil, Switzerland
Patent Documentation and Information Centre / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 1978
Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Association / Hsinchu, Taiwan / Est. 1994
Protocol 3 Annexed to the Universal Copyright Convention / Paris, France / Est. 1952
Eurasian Patent Convention / Est. 1994
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
Treaty on Intellectual Property / Est. 1939
Convention on Patents of Invention, Drawings and Industrial Models, Trademarks, and Literary and Artistic Property / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1906
Convention on the Grant of European Patents / Est. 1973
Patent Law Treaty / Est. 2000
Treaty on Patents of Invention / Est. 1889
Revision of the Convention of Buenos Aires on the Protection of Literary and Artistic Copyright / Est. 1928
WTO Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1994
Multilateral Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation of Copyright Royalties and Additional Protocol / Paris, France / Est. 1979
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure / Est. 1977
Universal Copyright Convention, 1971 / Paris, France / Est. 1971
Convention on Inventions, Patents, Designs and Industrial Models / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1910

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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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