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IP Successes in the ASEAN Region
This publication is the result of a WIPO study on the effective use of intellectual property in ASEAN countries. The project was implemented by the WIPO Japan Office (WJO), with funding provided from the Japan Patent Office under the auspices of the Japan Funds-In-Trust.
Publication year: 2014
Study on Accession to the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks
The Study aims to support WIPO's objective of increasing the use of the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks by providing information relevant to policymakers contemplating accession to the System or promoting its use.
The WIPO Singapore Office
This brochure provides an insight into the role and activities of the WIPO Singapore Office.
The Legal Status of Video Games: Comparative Analysis in National Approaches
This report analyzes the classification that each country has adopted for video games, and provides, in the final section, a tentative classification of these complex works, considering their nature, the elements they are made of and the creative process.
Publication year: 2013
The Strategic Use of Intellectual Property to Enhance Competitiveness in Select Industries in ASEAN
The study attempts to gauge the impact of IP on different sectors in the ASEAN Member States, and the manner in which companies in these sectors have been making use of the different elements of IP to leverage their competitiveness, promote trade and create jobs.
The WIPO Journal - 2013 Volume 5 Issue 1
Analysis and Debate of Intellectual Property Issues
Contents: Building the Ladder: Three Decades of Development of the Chinese Patent System | A Page of History: Patents, Prizes and Technological Innovation | Collective Invention and Patent Law Individualism: Origins and Functions of the Inventor's Right of Attribution | The History of Copyright History (Revisited)| Copyright History as History of Technology | The Ecological Origins of Copyright Scepticism | Criticism in the Courtroom: Nichols v Universal (1930) and the Determination of Infringement | What History Teaches Us about US Copyright Law and Statutory Damages | Making Intellectual Property Law in the Shadow of Law: International News Service v Associated Press | The Principles of International Intellectual Property Protection: From Paris to Marrakesh | Historical Developments of Industrial Property Laws in Africa Copyright Pioneers | The Story of Singapore's Intellectual Property Journey: 1965–2013
Copyright and Related Rights Cases in the Field of Music in the Asia-Pacific Region
With the development of digital technology, the laws and legal disputes of copyright and related rights have known a dynamism reflecting this evolution. This publication is an informative collection of legal decisions made by the courts of countries in the Asia and the Pacific region. It provides summaries of a number of salient cases in the field of music, and offers some very interesting insights into the different ways in which copyright and related rights are being handled in various jurisdictions. It aims to be a useful reference for the many professionals who are seeking to navigate the music industry's increasingly complex legal and commercial landscape. This case book was prepared with the assistance of the Funds-in-Trust of the Republic of Korea.
Publication year: 2011
Comparative Analysis of National Approaches of the Liability of the Internet Intermediaries - Part I
In this study, Professor Seng seeks to identify the possible commonalities among different liability doctrines. The study is divided into two parts, the first consisting of a “Survey of National Legislation and Jurisprudence on the Liability of Internet Intermediaries in the Field of Copyright and Related Rights”, covering 30 jurisdictions.
Publication year: 2010
National Studies on Assessing the Economic Contribution of the Copyright-Based Industries - Series no. 1
This publication brings together the results of five national studies that were carried out in Canada, Hungary, Latvia, Singapore and the United States of America. The publication reviews the contribution of economic activities based on copyright and related rights to the creation of national value added, employment and trade in selected countries and broadens the scope of WIPO-led research on the economic aspects of copyright.
Publication year: 2006