The Ethics Commission:
Protecting Intellectual Property in the jewellery industry
October 4, 2023
Imparting education about intellectual property (IP) law can protect careers of members of the jewellery industry including designers, a panel heard.
The discussion took part on October 3, 2023, during the Ethics Commission session at the CIBJO Congress. The session was also the third part of a three-part series on IP organised by CIBJO in collaboration with the U.S.-based Initiatives in Art and Culture focusing on the protection of IP in the jewellery industry. It provided a more Asian focus than the previous two editions.
The panel was chaired by Tiffany Stevens, the CIBJO Ethics Commission President. and CEO and General Counsel, JVC. Panellists included Sabyasachi Ray, CEO of India’s Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC); Lisa Koenigsberg, President of Initiatives in Art and Culture; Tand Sara Yood, Deputy General Counsel, of the Jewellers Vigilance Committee in the United States.