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Guest Blog: My Words Are Not Free To Be Stolen

Guest Blog: My Words Are Not Free To Be Stolen

My novel, Oteki [The Other], which details the battle between Western and Middle Eastern values in the life of a Turkish woman, was published in Turkey in October 2009. Because of its sensitive and attention-getting theme, the book was all over the media and sales immediately showed good results. It sold almost 20,000 copies in a month and quickly became a bestseller.

IP Delivers Safety Around The World

IP Delivers Safety Around The World

Image: (c) Aaron Smethurst

The GIPC recently participated in the Seventh Annual Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy. Chaired by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and convened by INTERPOL and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the meeting featured over 850 delegates from more than 100 countries.