SUBSCRIBE TODAY!
Subscribing entitles a reader to complete stories on all topics released as they happen, special features, confidential documents and access to the complete, searchable story archive online back to 2004.
IP-Watch Interns Summer 2013

IP-Watch interns Brittany Ngo (Yale Graduate School of Public Health) and Caitlin McGivern (University of Law, London) talk about their Geneva experience in summer 2013. 2:42.

Inside Views

Submit ideas to info [at] ip-watch [dot] ch!

We welcome your participation in article and blog comment threads, and other discussion forums, where we encourage you to analyse and react to the content available on the Intellectual Property Watch website.

By participating in discussions or reader forums, or by submitting opinion pieces or comments to articles, blogs, reviews or multimedia features, you are consenting to these rules.

1. You agree that you are fully responsible for the content that you post. You will not knowingly post content that violates the copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right of any third party or which you know is under a confidentiality obligation preventing its publication and that you will request removal of the same should you discover that you have violated this provision. Likewise, you may not post content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, that violates a third party's right to privacy, that otherwise violates any applicable local, state, national or international law, that amounts to spamming or that is otherwise inappropriate. You may not post content that degrades others on the basis of gender, race, class, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual preference, disability or other classification. Epithets and other language intended to intimidate or to incite violence are also prohibited. Furthermore, you may not impersonate others.

2. You understand and agree that Intellectual Property Watch is not responsible for any content posted by you or third parties. You further understand that IP Watch does not monitor the content posted. Nevertheless, IP Watch may monitor the any user-generated content as it chooses and reserves the right to remove, edit or otherwise alter content that it deems inappropriate for any reason whatever without consent nor notice. We further reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove a user's privilege to post content on our site. IP Watch is not in any manner endorsing the content of the discussion forums and cannot and will not vouch for its reliability or otherwise accept liability for it.

3. By submitting any contribution to IP Watch, you warrant that your contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to IP Watch for all purposes and you agree to indemnify IP Watch, its directors, employees and agents against all damages, legal fees and others expenses that may be incurred by IP Watch as a result of your breach of warranty or of these terms.

4. You further agree not to publish any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example telephone number or home address). If you add a comment to a blog, be aware that your email address will be apparent.

5. IP Watch will not be liable for any loss including but not limited to the following (whether such losses are foreseen, known or otherwise): loss of data, loss of revenue or anticipated profit, loss of business, loss of opportunity, loss of goodwill or injury to reputation, losses suffered by third parties, any indirect, consequential or exemplary damages.

6. You understand and agree that the discussion forums are to be used only for non-commercial purposes. You may not solicit funds, promote commercial entities or otherwise engage in commercial activity in our discussion forums.

7. You acknowledge and agree that you use and/or rely on any information obtained through the discussion forums at your own risk.

8. For any content that you post, you hereby grant to IP Watch the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, exclusive and fully sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part, world-wide and to incorporate it in other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

9. These terms and your posts and contributions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Switzerland (without giving effect to conflict of laws principles thereof) and any dispute exclusively settled by the Courts of the Canton of Geneva.

Quantitative Analysis Of Contributions To NETMundial Meeting

A quantitative analysis of the 187 submissions to the April NETmundial conference on the future of internet governance shows broad support for improving security, ensuring respect for privacy, ensuring freedom of expression, and globalizing the IANA function, analyst Richard Hill writes.


Latest Comments
  • Why should anyone care what James Anaya thinks? In... »
  • If this goes ahead, as the EU will "speak" for all... »

  • For IPW Subscribers

    A directory of IP delegates in Geneva. Read more>

    A guide to Geneva-based public health and intellectual property organisations. Read More >


    Monthly Reporter

    The Intellectual Property Watch Monthly Reporter, published from 2004 to January 2011, is a 16-page monthly selection of the most important, updated stories and features, plus the People and News Briefs columns.

    The Intellectual Property Watch Monthly Reporter is available in an online archive on the IP-Watch website, available for IP-Watch Subscribers.

    Access the Monthly Reporter Archive >

    US Policy

    04/12/2013: IP-Watch Works To Open TPP Text; USTR Misses Response Deadline
    02/12/2013: People In IP: Movers And Shakers In The IP World Jostle For Influence
    28/11/2013: USTR Says Its TPP Proposal On IP And Public Health Shows Flexibility
    26/11/2013: US Supreme Court Questions America’s Power To Carry Out Treaties
    22/11/2013: Rea Departs, Focarino Takes Over As Head Of USPTO
    22/11/2013: Goodlatte Patent Bill Heads To House; Trolls Not So Bad, After All?
    20/11/2013: Goodlatte Patent Troll Bill Being Marked Up; Patent Lawyers Say Let AIA Work
    14/11/2013: Inside Views: Capture, Sunlight, And The TPP Leak
    14/11/2013: CNET: Judge Dismisses Authors’ Case Against Google Books
    13/11/2013: US Supreme Court Declines Review Of Controversial Copyright Ruling
    11/11/2013: US Patriot Act Author Sensenbrenner Warns EU Parliament On NSA
    07/11/2013: FSFE On Rockstar vs. Google: “Software Patents As A License For Privateering”
    07/11/2013: US Chamber Event To Rally Support For Trade Deals, Patent Litigation Bill
    07/11/2013: Expert: US ‘Benign Dictatorship’ Of The Net Is Over; Age Of Encryption Begins
    02/11/2013: Industry Groups Urge Congress To Boost Arsenal Against Patent Trolls
    01/11/2013: Flurry Of TPP Negotiating Meetings Underway
    31/10/2013: USTR Froman: FTAs A Way To Get Higher IP Standards Into Global Trade “Bloodstream”
    30/10/2013: New Trans-Pacific Partnership Caucus In US Congress
    28/10/2013: US Film Industry Gives USTR List Of Biggest IP Infringers
    24/10/2013: Antigua Creating Platform To Monetise Suspended US IP Rights From WTO Case
    23/10/2013: European Parliament: No More Bank Data Transfers To US For Anti-Terror Investigations
    22/10/2013: Sign Of The Times: USTR Press Events 100 Percent Closed To Press
    17/10/2013: USPTO Seeks Comments On 2014-2018 Strategic Plan
    15/10/2013: International Standard-Setting Policies Unclear On IP, US Study Finds
    11/10/2013: US Copyright Reform Hearing Rescheduled To 12 December
    09/10/2013: USTR Support Of USITC Ban On Samsung Imports Contrasts With Earlier Position
    09/10/2013: As US Government Shutdown Continues, Effects On IP System Grow
    08/10/2013: US Lays Out Process For Public Input To Copyright Policy Reform
    04/10/2013: US Patent On Selection Of Genetic Traits For Babies Fires Controversy
    04/10/2013: WIPO Looks At Measuring Innovation; ITIF Sees Need For Policy Shift
    01/10/2013: What The US Government Shutdown Means For Patents
    25/09/2013: Brazilian President Warns US On Surveillance, Calls For UN Reform
    20/09/2013: Negotiators, Stakeholders Tell Tale Of WIPO Marrakesh Treaty Negotiation, Look To Implementation
    20/09/2013: Members Of US Congress Urge US To Oppose Re-Election Of WIPO Director Gurry
    20/09/2013: Study: Patent Trolls In US Use Business Method Patents To Target More Firms
    19/09/2013: Nearly Half Of All US Patent Cases Filed In Delaware Or Eastern Texas
    18/09/2013: Meeting Highlights Use Of Open Data In Science, Health And Sustainable Development
    18/09/2013: Motion Picture Association Study Finds Search Engines Complicit In Piracy
    18/09/2013: Patent Troll Nemesis Files For Review Of Troublesome ’799 Patent
    17/09/2013: Paper Looks At Human Rights Side Of IP And Medicines Access
    16/09/2013: Infojustice: Peruvian Legislators File Motion Seeking Public Debate On Trans-Pacific Partnership
    16/09/2013: Review Of US IP Enforcement, Copyright Reform Process Stir Interest
    06/09/2013: US Court Forces Apple To Change E-Book Price Fixing
    06/09/2013: Jury Card Shows Resounding Microsoft Win Over Motorola On Standard-Essential Patents
    06/09/2013: Nominee For US Ambassador To UN In Geneva An Obama Childhood Friend, Major Fundraiser
    05/09/2013: Report: Core Patent Holdings By Nokia, Other Faded Telecoms, May Lead To Increased Litigation
    05/09/2013: US State Dept Donates US$350K To UN-Led Internet Governance Forum
    04/09/2013: Book Details Transition From Poor Protection For Foreign Works In 19th Century US
    29/08/2013: Survey: US Health Agency Should Use Patent Rights To Keep Drugs Affordable
    28/08/2013: US IP Enforcement Coordinator Named To Lead Industry Group
    Your IP address is 54.83.133.189