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intellectual property : property (as an idea, invention, or process) that derives from the work of the mind or intellect; also : an application, right, or registration relating to this — Webster
Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the intellect for which a monopoly is assigned to designated owners by law. Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are the protections granted to the creators of IP, and include trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial design rights, and in some jurisdictions trade secrets. Artistic works including music and literature, as well as discoveries, inventions, words, phrases, symbols, and designs can all be protected as intellectual property. — Wikipedia
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Francis Gurry on the future of intellectual...
by WIPO on October 1, 2017 at 6:00 am
WIPO Director General Francis Gurry reflects on the future as a new wave of revolutionary technologies begins to test the premises and practices of the intellectual property system. […]
iROKOtv: delivering Nollywood content to the world
by WIPO on October 1, 2017 at 5:59 am
In just seven years, Nigeria’s iROKOtv has become a global media platform with the world’s largest online catalogue of Nollywood films. Tope Lucas, iROKOtv’s Legal Counsel and Head of Content Acquisition, talks about the company’s explosive growth and its plans for the future. […]
Artificial intelligence and copyright
by WIPO on October 1, 2017 at 5:58 am
As the use of artificial intelligence by artists becomes more widespread, the distinction between artwork that is made by a human and that made by a computer is becoming increasingly blurred with interesting implications for copyright. […]
Transforming Arab cinema with MAD Solutions
by WIPO on October 1, 2017 at 5:57 am
Renowned Arab film analyst and CEO of MAD Solutions, Alaa Karkouti, explains how his cutting-edge film promotion and distribution studio is supporting the development of Arab cinema at home and abroad. […]
Breathing new life into Trinidad and Tobago’s...
by WIPO on October 1, 2017 at 5:56 am
Trinidad and Tobago’s once-mighty cocoa industry faces many challenges. Find out what one young entrepreneur is doing to help revive the cocoa fortunes of this twin-island state. […]