WIPO Magazine 4/2010 (August) issue

The WIPO Magazine 4/2010 (August) issue

is now available on the WIPO website.

This WIPO Magazine focuses on:

  • Goal-Line Technology – Getting it Right – a close-up of technologies that can support referees in officiating matches.
  • A Tribute to the Man behind the Swatch – Mr. Nicolas G. Hayek.
  • Rwanda Transforms its IP Landscape – how the country’s new IP law is building support for intellectual property to advance national development goals.

Also in this issue:

  • Fostering Future Inventors in Japan – a behind-the scenes at an innovative IP outreach initiative for students.
  • Water from Air – A Life-Changing Innovation – Marc Parent explains how his pioneering technology harvests water from the air using wind power.
  • Africa University – First Group of IP Graduates awarded Master’s degrees.
  • What place for customary law in protecting traditional knowledge? Challenges and opportunities.
  • Highlights – Developments in the field of trademarks and designs, access to medicines and protection of traditional cultural expressions (TCEs).

WIPO Magazine is published bimonthly by the World Intellectual Property Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations.


2010 International Innovation and Invention Conference

Interested members may contact SIDA at http://www.sida.org.sg/contact-us/
(For SIDA member, please use the email address that you registered with SIDA so that we know who you are)

Dyson bladeless fan selling in Singapore

Remember the bladeless dyson fan (http://www.sida.org.sg/2009/10/20/fan-without-blades/) ?

Call To Invention: Project LEAF

This is a SIDA “Call To Invention” under our SIAP (SIDA Inventor Assistance Programme).

SIDA members who are interested to take part in this project may contact us at http://www.sida.org.sg/contact-us/

Epson ultra short throw projector with interactive whiteboard

Epson BrightLink 450Wi
This is a projector with interactive whiteboard feature.
It can be used on any wall with adjustable screen size. In addition,  the projected screen can become interactive without purchasing any special whiteboard (That’s right, even on normal wall ! ).

Check it out at http://www.epsonbrightlink.webengager.com/

Singapore National Day 2010

SIDA wishes a very happy birthday to Singapore 45 years old.

May Singapore see many prosperity and inventive years ahead.