FICPI 6th Open Forum, November 14-17, 2001, Designs Symposium, Rome, Italy
Introduction. After extensive planning by Robert Mitchell, Canadian
IP attorney, of ..., Joseph Koloasch, patent attorney, of Birch ...., and
Professor William T. Fryer, III, of the University of Baltimore School
of Law, FICPI held a two day program on Global Industrial Design Protection
on November 14-17, 2005, in Rome, Italy, as a part of its 6th
Open Forum. There were experts in industrial design law from many countries
that presented their views how to protect designs in their countries. The
panel discussion on the future of industrial design protection was of particular
Publication of Selected FICPI Symposium Articles
The Intellectual Property Law Journal, University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, U. S. A, published selected articles from this symposium and the panel discussion transcript, in their volume 10.2 issue (2002). Information on ordering this publication can be obtained by visiting the Journal's web site whose URL is: http://www.ubalt.edu/iplj.
The Table of Contents of University of Baltimore School of Law Intellectual Property Law Journal, volume 10, issue 2 (spring 2002) is reproduced below.
"Introduction of Papers from FICPI 6th Open Forum, November 14-17, 2001, on Designs Symposium, Rome, Italy ---- William T. Fryer, III
An Overview of Industrial Design Law Global Development -- William T. Fryer, III
Basic Forms of Design Protection - South America ----- Ivan B. Ahlert
Design Enforcement: A New Zealand and Australian Perspective ---- Philip Thoreau
Applying For Protection Under the Community Design System ---- Victor Saez
Examination of Design Applications -- South Africa ---- Alan Dunlop
Examination of Design Patents in the United States ---- Robert S. Katz
Infringement of Design Patents in the United States ---- Robert S. Katz
Filing Design Applications in Canada and the United States ---- Robert B. Storey
Panel Transcript ---- Coordinated by Robert Mitchell"
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