Intellectual Property

Unfortunately, some people are exploiting the pandemic for their own gain.
Intellectual Property
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March 17, 2021
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a video webinar to discuss the role of data and AI to counter the growing threat from global counterfeiting networks.
February 18, 2021
Stephen Ezell and Jaci McDole presented about Intellectual Property’s Impact on Global Health and Life-sciences Innovation to students at the University of Akron Law School on February 18, 2021.
November 3, 2020
As many Americans spend most of their time at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic has inevitably caused an uptick in streaming and downloading of shows, films and other media.
October 28, 2020
On October 28, 2020, Nigel Cory gave a presentation about how voluntary agreements among key stakeholders help combat digital piracy to Libre 2020 (the premier international Spanish-language book fair).
October 22, 2020
Fighting the latest evolution of piracy involves two new tools: live blocking and dynamic injunctions. This post highlights recent developments in the use of these two tools.
October 19, 2020
A new study finds that countries are 25 to 60 percent more likely to gain advantage in patenting in certain technologies, given a twofold increase in the number of foreign inventors from nations that specialize in those same technologies.
September 21, 2020
The study finds that for technologies that China has identified as strategic, a patent application’s risk of rejection rises from 16.6 to 25.6 percent if it is foreign, an increase of 54 percent.
September 15, 2020
Unfortunately, some people are exploiting the pandemic for their own gain.
August 13, 2020
Thirty-two state attorneys general have called for applying Bayh-Dole march-in rights on the only widely available therapeutic that has been FDA-approved for emergency use in treating coronavirus. They are wrong on both the facts and the law. As worryingly, their move threatens to undermine an effective environment for U.S. life-sciences innovation.
July 13, 2020
A major study from 2016 that found that Chinese imports increased European patent growth up to 30 percent between 1996-2005 had major coding flaws. The correct data show negative & insignificant changes due to Chinese competition.

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