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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. 

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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.  

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Trans-Pacific Partnership is an opportunity to defend and promote IP, not the opposite
Monday, November 18, 2013 5:38 am | By Lorenzo Montanari

 

Last Wednesday Wikileaks released an old draft chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP), dated August 30, 2013, which focuses on intellectual property. The next round of negotiations will start again today, November 19, 2013 in Salt Lake City (Utah). The TPP is an agreement currently being negotiated by representatives of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Australia and New Zealand.

 

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