The initials "AIPPI" are taken from the French
name of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual
Property (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété
The International Organization
AIPPI is an international organization comprised of
business firms, executives, lawyers, educators, patent and trademark
agents, intellectual property owners, and other persons interested
in the worldwide protection of patents, designs, trademarks, trade
names, know how, goodwill, copyright, and other intellectual property
rights and the elimination of unfair trade practices.
The international organization is domiciled in Switzerland. AIPPI
currently has over 8,000 members. It operates mainly through National
Groups, of which the United States group, AIPPI-US, is one. In addition,
AIPPI has two regional (multi-national) groups, as well as individual
members in the countries where no National Groups have yet been formed.
The members of AIPPI represent more than 100 countries. The website
for the international organization is www.aippi.org.
For general information regarding the United States
National Group of AIPPI contact:
John M. Carson, Secretary