World Intellectual Property Organization


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World Intellectual Property Organization

a body established by the Member States to promote the aims of various treaties relating to INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY and in particular to harmonize national intellectual property legislation and procedures, to provide services for international applications for industrial property rights, to exchange intellectual property information, to provide legal and technical assistance to developing and other countries, to facilitate the resolution of private intellectual property disputes, and to marshal information technology as a tool for storing, accessing, and using valuable intellectual property information.
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Francis Gurry, the Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), with the Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG), Mr.
The lawsuit comes on the heels of a June 3 decision by the World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center, which ruled that Cohn could keep the site name.
based evangelist filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization concerning the site at www.
If these conflicts evolve into law-suits, one way to settle them is to meet with an arbitrator and go through the dispute-resolution process provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization.
On September 3, 2001, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) issued its Second WIPO Internet Domain Name Process, detailing the rules for registration of Internet domain names.
The World Intellectual Property Organization denied the complaint filed last year by Washington Mutual that would have forced Save Open Space to transfer registration of the domain name ahmanson.
But the agreement was voided because the singer Madonna, who objected to the pornographic material originally posted on the site, filed and won a complaint before the World Intellectual Property Organization to claim the domain name.
The international patents were published under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization according to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), expanding the CytoGenix patent portfolio of antisense therapy enabling technology.
Currently, only The Forum and the United Nations' World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are empowered to hear and decide such cases.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has set out its 'Digital Agenda,' a nine-point plan to tackle Intellectual Property issues related to internet commerce.
The World Intellectual Property Organization is trying to set standards internationally, but no one holds out much faith in its succeeding everywhere.
The three databases in the series - PATOSDE, PATOSEP and PATOSWO - contain more than two million patents from the German Patent Office, the European Patent Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization, respectively.

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