Innovation & IP

Research paper explores benefits of open innovation to business

Occasional Intermediary Contract

Businesses today are increasingly engaging in open – or collaborative – innovation. The open innovation model, and the supporting role of intellectual property (IP) in this context, is the focus of the latest research paper from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), which will be launched in Geneva today.

ICC representation on IGF advisory group remains strong

ICC Internet

ICC has welcomed the continued representation of business members in the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) which is responsible for steering the preparatory process for the 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to take place in Istanbul from 2-5 September 2014.

ICC webinar explains gTLD process for trademark holders

Training

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will hold a webinar to help its members and the business community better understand the new generic Top Level Domain Name (gTLD) process and the mechanisms available for trademark holders.

ICC welcomes solid business representation in IGF preparations

ICC mediation

ICC today welcomed the renewed strong representation of business in the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) responsible for steering preparations for the 8th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) – an open forum for policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance.

ICC welcomes Russia’s specialized court for IP related disputes

Legal & compliance

Speaking at an international conference hosted by the Supreme Commercial (Arbitrazh) Court of the Russian Federation, Designs Rapporteur of the ICC Intellectual Property (IP) Commission Elisabeth Logeais welcomed Russia’s initiative to establish a specialized court for the resolution of IP-related disputes.

ICC to co-host intellectual property seminar in Beijing

ICC Innovation

The ICC Commission on Intellectual Property is teaming up with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) to co-host a conference entitled “Increasing economic and business competitiveness using intellectual assets” in Beijing on 26 October.