is an international body dedicated to the protection of formats.
'Registration with an organisation like FRAPA
will also help to establish some key elements of any court action which may later be taken against infringers.'
(71) For FRAPA
, see http://www.frapa.org, accessed on 20 February 2013.
"Is it worth the risk to carry the cost of your own development and possibly the legal costs to defend against an action?" Michel Rodrigue, Distraction CEO and Frapa
board member, told delegates at the Discop Lisbon Formats Market.
, Bible Generator Designed to Boost Transfer of Expertise, 10 November, 2012; http://www.frapa.org/2012/05/15/bible-generator-designed-to-boost-transfer-of-expertise/, accessed 24 April 2013.
The session will be moderated by Broadband TV News editor Julian Clover, and speakers will include Antony Root, EVP of Original Programming and Production for HBO Europe and Patty Geneste, chair of FRAPA
The London-based Format Recognition and Protection Association (FRAPA
) marked its 10th anniversary by launching in late March a new website (www.frapa.org) and offering additional services to its members.
This year, FRAPA
, the London-based international association of format producing companies, organized a workshop on how to resolve format disputes, and also launched its new online format price calculator to help small companies estimate the price of a license fee for a series.
(4) Paul Gilbert, Founding Member, FRAPA
, and Senior Vice-President, International Formats, CBS Paramount International Television, interviewed by Jean Chalaby, 23 September 2008.
Additionally, DISCOPRO 2010 will present a format session run by FRAPA
, the format companies association, and featuring contributions from Grundy Light Entertainment, FremantleMedia, Absolutely Independent and Armoza Formats.
MidMIPCOM, the Format Recognition and Protection Association (FRAPA
) presented its latest report on formats covering the period of 2006-2008.
A leaked memo to employees of New York-based TV network ABC has caused a stir with the Format Recognition and Protection Agency (FRAPA
), a Cologne, Germany-based international organization that safeguards formats.