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We bring the WIPO Knowledge Center’s collection on intellectual property and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to life – in conversations with authors, editors, publishers and others.

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Episode 2 – Intellectual Property and Tourism

March 28, 2022 - Intellectual property (IP) is emerging as one of the key growth factors in the tourism industry, but what are the practical implications? Join Patricia Carmona and Mary Hayrapetyan as they highlight the page points of the publication “Boosting Tourism Development through Intellectual Property”, co-published by WIPO and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Using real-life case studies as examples, they guide us through the potential of IP to add value to touristic activities as travel rebounds from the global pandemic. Read transcript.

About Patricia and Mary:
Patricia Carmona is a Senior Specialist in the Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness Department at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Mary Hayrapetyan is an Associate Program Officer in WIPO’s Development Agenda Coordination Division.

The book: Boosting Tourism Development through Intellectual Property

Episode 1 – Intellectual Property in the Fashion Industry

February 28, 2022 - What role does intellectual property (IP) play in the fashion industry? Author and IP lawyer Rosie Burbidge shares page points from her book "European Fashion Law: A Practical Guide from Start-up to Global Success" – and discusses the COVID-19 pandemic, Brexit, and the future of the industry. Read transcript.

About Rosie Burbidge:
As an intellectual property (IP) lawyer in the United Kingdom, Rosie Burbidge works with clients across many industries – from fashion and retail to gaming, blockchain, and education. Rosie has worked on a variety of IP disputes including trademarks, passing off, designs, copyright and confidential information, patents and format rights.

Rosie’s website | Rosie’s book

Disclaimer – The views expressed in WIPO podcasts are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Secretariat of the World Intellectual Property Organization or any of its member states.