Intellectual Property

The advocacy group’s annual report on Internet and digital media freedom is more polemic than dispassionate analysis. The State Department should stop funding it unless it focuses on true violations of Internet freedom, such as political persecution.
Intellectual Property
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October 15, 2013
The argument that movie studios could eliminate piracy by just releasing more movies sooner, cheaper or in a different format is incorrect.
October 10, 2013
The EU-U.S. T-TIP Agreement will only be fully successful if it fully maximizes innovation.
October 3, 2013
Libertarian economists are gaining fame for trumpeting the downside of the American copyright regime, but they don’t consider the technological progress that makes it necessary.
September 17, 2013
At this event, industry analyst David Price will unveil a new study that examines the size and scope of global Internet piracy.
September 17, 2013
The undersigned support U.S. policy incentives, particularly intellectual property (IP) protections, for medical innovators to continue lifesaving research.
July 19, 2013
Counterfeit goods remain a serious problem for U.S. businesses and consumers, but new advances in data innovation are providing better tools to address this challenge.
July 12, 2013
The federal government needs to make it clear that it will not tolerate the counterfeiting or pirating of U.S. products and services.
May 16, 2013
Without new legislation, the Department of Justice can only bring misdemeanor charges against criminals and terrorists engaged in widespread, for-profit online streaming.
May 16, 2013
3D printing is a new technology that raises old policy questions.
May 14, 2013
ITIF discusses possible responses to the USTR’s Special 301 Report, which highlights the damage theft of intellectual property has on the U.S. economy.