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The past decade has seen tremendous growth in design patent filings increasing from in to over in worldwide In the growth over the prior year in applications was the highest one year growth seen since reporting started in President…

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WIPO is an agency of the United Nations so I suppose a Gurry reappointment was to be expected After all the UN is poised to declare that the Catholic Church s pro-life teachings are tantamount to torture the UN…

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It is utterly incomprehensible that an agency of the United Nations would threaten a journalist with criminal prosecution and personal civil liability for providing information contained in an official complaint filed by a whistleblower alleging misconduct More perplexing is…

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ARTICLE REMOVED nbsp On April I was contacted by Legal Counsel for the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO The communication alleged that publication of a complaint of misconduct and exhibits filed by the WIPO Deputy Director was defamatory and…

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We are now down to crunch time in the selection process for Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO During meetings held May the General Assembly will decide who is appointed Director General for the next six-year…

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There is a lot at stake as WIPO picks its next Director General Gurry himself replaced a WIPO Director General mired in scandal and the WIPO mission is far too important to allow the agency to be tainted Still…

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If this is a conspiracy to bring down Gurry it is one that includes a bipartisan group of highly experienced and very well respected Members of Congress Having become a political watcher of sorts it seems almost laughable to…

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A source with knowledge close to the situation has also told me that there will be other shoes to drop the DNA episode is not the last To the outside world Gurry is affable knowledgeable and a perfect ambassador…

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Francis Gurry the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO finds himself in a precarious position this week as news has surfaced about a bizarre and presumably illegal acquisition of DNA samples from WIPO employees Gurry has…

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Looking forward to an intermediate and longer-term horizon Gurry explained that Member States should seize the moment to work toward establishing a legal global digital marketplace to replace He explained that fears about such a global marketplace should not…

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The friction between Pooley and Gurry has been something of an open secret While not widely reported as far as I can tell Wegner is accurate when he says this Congressional letter touches on a point of friction I…

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Newly implemented policies compulsory licensing practices and recent court decisions have heightened concern about IPR in India Congressmen Erik Paulsen and John Larson expressed their worries with India s intellectual property violations in a letter written to President Obama…

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