Intellectual Property

Displaying regulatory and other product information electronically is more practical than using small, confusing physical labels. But countries need to align their approaches to “e-labels” in order to maximize their benefits and avoid creating a new barrier to trade and innovation.
Intellectual Property
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December 9, 2021
Please join ITIF for a discussion assessing China’s first 20 years in the WTO and exploring what policy measures like-minded nations can pursue in response to this pattern of deceit and dysfunction between China and the global trading system.
November 8, 2021
Based on China’s economic characteristics, it should have seen about 212,200 resident patents in 2018, not 1.4 million.
October 27, 2021
Displaying regulatory and other product information electronically is more practical than using small, confusing physical labels. But countries need to align their approaches to “e-labels” in order to maximize their benefits and avoid creating a new barrier to trade and innovation.
September 23, 2021
ITIF welcomes Canada’s detailed and thoughtful review of copyright implications for AI and the Internet of Things. Central to Canada’s consideration of IP and AI should be a pragmatic and realistic understanding of AI and its capabilities.
July 6, 2021
As patents become increasingly crowded, the level of IP protection they provide falls alongside the likelihood that firms can recoup investments in research, which reduces incentives for further scientific research.
May 24, 2021
ITIF and Geneva Network hosted a discussion on the role of IP rights in vaccine and therapeutic R&D, manufacturing, and preparedness for future pandemics. Panelists from around the world will discuss the best ways to scale up mass vaccine and therapeutic manufacturing and examine the implications that would arise from a global waiver of IP rights.
May 10, 2021
Those who really want to solve the problem should abandon ill-advised proposals like patent waivers and focus instead on cooperative solutions to overcoming supply-chain constraints. The sooner that happens, the sooner we can all breathe freely again.
May 7, 2021
It would be a massive step in the right direction if policymakers in the United States and around the world could focus on the facts and weigh up the various interests and stakeholders in a similarly sober and dispassionate way as the CJEU.
April 29, 2021
ITIF hosted an expert panel discussion about the report and the vital role IP has played throughout the pandemic.
April 29, 2021
From vaccines and therapeutics to delivery robots, intellectual property has played an indispensable role in facilitating development of a range of inventive products that have helped address health care, work, and social challenges brought on by the pandemic.

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