Innovation & IP

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.

EU report findings: ICC says now is time for leaders to step up IP protection

Cybersecurity

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has hailed the release of a new European report revealing that intellectual property (IP) intensive industries generate almost 40% of total economic activity (GDP) and create 26% of all jobs in the European Union (EU) – but cautioned EU leaders to act on the findings to strengthen intellectual property.

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.

New report reveals value of IP in Kenya

ICC Piracy

ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) initiative reports that Kenya’s current intellectual property rights (IPR) regime performs poorly in international gauges, ranking 95th of 130 countries in the IPR Index and 106th of 140 economies in the Global Competitiveness Index 2010.