FRAPA newsletter december 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, it seems a good moment to look back at the highlights of the last year and to tell you about our hopes and plans for 2019. It’s been a period of reflection and restructuring at the FRAPA mothership — and we intend to do much better in 2019 when…

FRAPA explains to REAL SCREEN the background of the Declaration of Cooperation

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, FRAPA co-chairman and president and CEO at The Gurin Company, was adopted by FRAPA after the most recent edition of…

FRAPA Members meeting & Drinks MIPFORMATS

A room packed with format experts and young creatives gathered for the FRAPA Drinks party at MIPFORMATS 2018, Cannes. Phil Gurin, co chairman FRAPA: ‘We can only exist when we respect each other rights. If everybody would be stealing from everybody nobody would be making money and there would not be a format industry. The…

FRAPA launches new format-protection tool

Next-generation online registration module offers flexible updates and video protection   FRAPA, the Format Recognition and Protection Association, has announced the launch of the next evolution of its online registration system. The new module is part of FRAPA’s growing suite of tools aimed at creating a safer, more secure legal environment for the multi-billion-dollar global…