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Valletta, 18 February 2011
Ing. Brian E. Cauchi awarded the Malta/WIPO Gold Medal for Best Inventor for his work on Communications Analysers

The work was commercialised as 3am LineScope and the product has since been adopted by payment terminal manufacturers, system integrators and certification labs worldwide. It was also successfully employed in a high-profile patent litigation case in the US to disprove infringement allegations.

Brian is a director at 3am Systems, an innovative technology start-up based in Malta. He holds a visiting teaching post at the Department of Communications and Computer Engineering at the Faculty of ICT, where he is now following a taught Masters programme in Telecommunications.

About WIPO

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest. The national Malta/WIPO awards are conferred on the recommendation of the Commerce Department at the Ministry of Finance, the Economy and Investment.

Brian Cauchi

Ing. Cauchi (right) receiving his award from the Hon. Dr Jason Azzopardi

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