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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April 14, 2016
As the global Internet economy evolves and becomes more interconnected, cross-border policy tensions are rising, as is the need to resolve these tensions and conflicts in ways that continue to spur growth and innovation writes Rob Atkinson in Innovation Files.
April 12, 2016
Rob Atkinson and Nigel Cory argue in Innovation Files that while the business model for the distribution of scholarly journals obviously needs reform, this does not excuse the use or defense of piracy.
April 7, 2016
This report ranks 56 countries based on the extent to which their domestic policies support global biopharmaceutical innovation.
March 21, 2016
ITIF submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office on how it can update the notice-and-takedown process for illegal content to better balance the rights of copyright owners, online service providers, and users, as well as reduce online infringement.
March 16, 2016
A penny is a fair price to stream a song on Spotify, says Adams Nager on Innovation Files, but only if you ignore digital theft.
March 10, 2016
Stephen Ezell and Nigel Cory argue in The Hill that the United States should push Canada to change its pharma patent assessment process.
March 10, 2016
Nigel Cory examines on Innovation Files a new study that shows that the piracy of music remains rampant and is shifting to new modes with changing technology.
March 3, 2016
A new agreement to combat online piracy shows that a win-win outcome is possible when private-sector stakeholders come together, write Daniel Castro and Nigel Cory in The Hill.
February 9, 2016
The global market for PC software is huge, but 43 percent of all PC programs that individuals and businesses installed in 2013 were not properly licensed, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.
January 14, 2016
Rob Atkinson and Alan McQuinn debunk claims that film piracy somehow helps, not hurts, Hollywood in the Huffington Post.