WIPO begins Public Consultation Process on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today launched a public consultation process on artificial intelligence (AI) and intellectual property (IP) policy, inviting feedback on an issues paper designed to help define the most-pressing questions likely to face IP policy makers as AI increases in importance. Beginning December 13, 2019, WIPO published its issues paper with … More WIPO begins Public Consultation Process on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy

Six new National Centres of Competence in Research to boost cutting-edge research in Switzerland

Six new National Centres of Competence in Research to boost cutting-edge research in Switzerland – The head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, announced the launch of six new National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCRs) at a press conference in Bern on December 16, 2019. … More Six new National Centres of Competence in Research to boost cutting-edge research in Switzerland

eBay eliminates Sneaker Seller Fees for the first time and unveils New December Drop Series

The marketplace launches zero selling fees for its North America seller community on any sneakers sold at USD 100 or more. On December 17, 2019 eBay, the online marketplace offering the widest and most unique inventory of sneakers, launches zero selling fees for the first time for North America customers on any sneakers sold at … More eBay eliminates Sneaker Seller Fees for the first time and unveils New December Drop Series

Swiss Habasit – Namil Belt Industrial Co. Ltd. and Korea Belt Services acquisition

Swiss Habasit – Namil Belt Industrial Co. Ltd. and Korea Belt Services acquisition. Habasit, the world-leading conveyor and processing belting solutions company, headquartered in Reinach, Switzerland, acquired Namil Belt Industrial Co., Ltd. and Korea Belt Services in South Korea. The acquisitions strengthen Habasit’s level of service for customers in the South Korean market. … More Swiss Habasit – Namil Belt Industrial Co. Ltd. and Korea Belt Services acquisition