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FRAPA Unveils “Declaration of Cooperation” to further global collaboration

May 2, 2019 / News  

The Format Recognition and Protection Association (FRAPA) has released a “Declaration of Cooperation,” aimed at stemming what the organization calls the “weaponization” of the global exchange of intellectual property.

The Format Recognition and Protection Association (FRAPA) has released a “Declaration of Cooperation,” aimed at stemming what the organization calls the “weaponization” of the global exchange of intellectual property.

The declaration, written by Phil Gurin (pictured), FRAPA co-chairman and president and CEO at The Gurin Company, was crafted following a phone call with FRAPA’s managing board, according to Gurin, and adopted by FRAPA after the most recent edition of MIPCOM, during which the organization shared concerns with event organizer Reed Midem for naming China as the “Country of Honour” for 2018.

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