Innovation & IP

ICC and ISOC support IGF renewal

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As its mandate comes up for review, the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a multistakeholder body created by the United Nations for discussion of Internet policy issues, received a strong vote of confidence from the business and technical communities earlier this week.

ICC Spanish translation of the 2010 IP Roadmap

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The Spanish translation of the 10th edition of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC)Intellectual Property Roadmap for Business and Policy Makers was launched this week during a meeting of the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property in Barcelona, which attracted close to 300 delegates from Spain and Latin America.

ICC publishes tenth edition of popular IP Roadmap

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The tenth edition of ICC’s popular “Intellectual Property Roadmap for Business and Policy Makers” was released today, with updated information on all the major IP issues including patents, trademarks, copyright issues and discussions of less established areas such as the protection of databases and genetic resources.

New EU data transfer rules bear ICC imprint

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The European Commission has substantially revised the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) for global data transfers from data controllers in the European Union (EU) to data processors outside the 27-member union.

Internet Governance Forum takes stock and looks ahead

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Preparations for one of the most important, Internet-related policy events of the year kicked off today in Geneva. ICC and its Business Action to Support the Information Society initiative voiced the business perspective at the first round of Internet Governance Forum (IGF) open consultations, aimed at laying the groundwork for the next forum due to take place in Vilnius, Lithuania later this year.

Business backs Internet Governance Forum

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Business has shown support for the continuation of the multistakeholder Internet Governance Forum (IGF) beyond its mandate of 2010 in its current format.