Friday, February 14, 2014 5:53 am | By Brendan Walsh & Lorenzo Montanari
Last week the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) submitted its own comments as part of the annual “Special 301” process to the US Trade Representative, concerning recommendations to reform policies to improve the security of US intellectual property. Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets for individuals, firms, and countries as a whole.
Supporting Philly Artist James Dupree against the eminent domain!
Friday, January 24, 2014 4:50 pm | By Lorenzo Montanari
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the city government is carrying out a great injustice and infringement on the rights of Philadelphia native, artist, and business owner James Dupree. Mr. Dupree, a world renowned artist has seen his 8,600-square-foot property illegally seized under “eminent domain.” As an infringement of Mr. Dupree’s property rights, the Property Rights Alliance is standing up for Mr. Dupree alongside the ACLU Philadelphia chapter and numerous organizations, calling for the return of the deed to his property by the Philadelphia city government.
The Irish Plain Packaging proposal (Bill 2013) will violate the international IP agreements
Friday, January 24, 2014 3:17 am | By Lorenzo Montanari
On January 23, 2014 the Ireland’s Health Children Committee began public hearings on proposed Plain Packaging legislation contained in the “Public Health (Standardised packagin of Tobacco) Bill 2013. Due to its pervasive negative effects on the global economy, especially in regards to trademarks, property and intellectual property rights, the Property Rights Alliance (PRA) has submitted a paper on the Bill 2013, for the above mentioned hearing.