Intellectual Property

Unfortunately, some people are exploiting the pandemic for their own gain.
Intellectual Property
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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 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.
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.
July 9, 2020
A natural U.S.-India innovation partnership exists, but much more needs to happen to turn this into an alliance that both countries and their firms can rely for a sustainable future. One key component is around intellectual property.
June 29, 2020
A substantial portion of patents (28.2 percent in 2017) rely on government-funded research.
June 29, 2020
There is a vibrant debate underway in Washington about how to respond to China, particularly its “innovation mercantilist” policies.
June 15, 2020
Researchers estimate that Chinese companies with a CEO who has less than a college degree invest 1.6 percent less of their assets into R&D and file 28 percent fewer patent applications.