IP Fridays - Episode 32
Kenneth Suzan of the Minneapolis office, together with his co-host Rolf Claessen of Patentanwälte Freischem in Cologne, Germany, have completed and posted Episode 32 of intellectual property law podcast IP Fridays. The show is distributed at www.ipfridays.com, the iTunes Store, and Stitcher.com. This week's episode features an interview with Laurent Thibon, the secretary general of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI); Sarah Matheson, the AIPPI reporter general; and Luiz Henrique do Amaral, the assistant secretary general of AIPPI. The interview is devoted to a discussion of the upcoming AIPPI World Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The podcast also covers an important change in Canadian copyright law and a trademark decision from the European Union upholding the three-dimensional shape trademark registration of Lego minifigures.