Mock Mediation puts FRAPA centre stage at MipTV 2011

FRAPA’s centrepiece event at mipformats in early April is based on the tried-and-tested principle that seeing is believing. The Cannes workshop — How To Resolve Your Format Dispute — takes the form of a ‘mock’ mediation, drawing aside the veil of secrecy that cloaks format-dispute resolutions by acting out an arbitration process based on a…

New member profile: Red Banana

ANYBODY who still doubts that FRAPA has a vital role to play in creating a safer environment for intellectual property might consider the case of Red Banana. In the last five years, the Berlin-based creative shop has had no less than three of its format concepts “appropriated”, in the words of co-founder Patrick Drews, who…