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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September 30, 2016
Pulling the item was something of a surprise, and it indicates there is a lack of support for Wheeler's overarching proposal, writes Doug Brake in Innovation Files.
September 30, 2016
By eliminating price-distorting tariffs, countries give their business and citizens access to more diverse goods at lower prices, and thereby increase the stock of knowledge available to innovators everywhere, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
August 22, 2016
Five years after the furor over the Stop Online Piracy Act, empirical evidence shows blocking piracy sites is effective and does no harm. This should serve as an object lesson for policymakers to take alarmist rhetoric with a grain of salt.
August 12, 2016
Foreign patent applications in technology fields of strategic importance to China are less likely to be approved than local applications, writes Stephen Ezell in Innovation Files.
August 12, 2016
Counterfeit goods accounted for 2.5 percent of global trade in 2013, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
July 14, 2016
The UN high-level access to medicines panel must consider the complete range of factors impacting access to medicines, writes Stephen Ezell in Innovation Files.
July 12, 2016
In Innovation Files, Nigel Cory argues that a new paper by academics Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts presents a new model that better captures the global battle over intellectual property.
June 9, 2016
Sellers often change the availability or price of goods based on the location of the user. In Innovation Files, Joe Kennedy shows why such practices can increase progressivity and benefit consumers.
May 11, 2016
Nigel Cory argues in Morning Consult that some criticism of the TPP's IP chapter should be ignored.
April 26, 2016
On Innovation Files, Nigel Cory argues that it is important to remember the role that IP plays in supporting innovation.