What is a format registration? And what NOT?

We noticed that in recent legal cases dealing with format infringement, companies sometimes mix up trademark registrations and format registrations.  A trademark registration is a final proof that you are the sole and original owner of a certain brand or logo because there is a worldwide register of trademarks where trademarks can be checked and approved.…

FRAPA meets SARFT: concerns about new regulations in China

Last week FRAPA met delegates of SARFT; the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China (SAPPRFT), formerly known as the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT). Chinese producers and broadcasters were part of the Chinese delegation. FRAPA stressed that freedom of speech and international trade…

NATPE 2017: Discount for FRAPA members

Miami 2017, January 17-19 BE PART OF IT!   Special NATPE 2017 Miami Group Registration pricing is available for FRAPA members NATPE is the global marketplace where television and platform executives seek and secure content deals. You will be inspired, build relationships and get business done as part of one of the most comprehensive markets…