Intellectual Property

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.
Intellectual Property
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April 21, 2017
Efforts to develop Web standards for content protected by digital rights management has met misguided opposition from advocacy groups, writes Daniel Castro in Innovation Files.
March 9, 2017
Innovation and the property rights that secure it are key to meeting global health problems, write Stephen Ezell and Mark Schultz.
January 30, 2017
ITIF welcomes the House Judiciary Committee’s proposal to modernize the Copyright Office by granting it with new authority over its technology and budget. An independent Copyright Office would be a more cost-effective one, able to deliver more convenience and better services to the public.
January 25, 2017
International patent data show a slowly diminishing gender gap aggregated across patent applications each year; from 1995 to 2015, female participation in patenting doubled, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
November 16, 2016
ITIF offers a set of actionable proposals to spur innovation, productivity, and competitiveness that the Trump administration can accomplish in its first year.
November 3, 2016
As Singapore continues its efforts to transform a small island nation into a global innovation hub, the innovation-enabling trade regime the Trans-Pacific Partnership fosters will benefit all industries but especially advanced technology ones, in areas such as life sciences and information technology, on which Singapore’s economy (like America’s) increasingly thrives, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
November 2, 2016
Every additional year of market exclusivity given to a breakthrough compound increases the number of subsequent drugs approved in that class by between 18 and 25 percent—20 percent on average, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
October 27, 2016
Commercial spying is a threat not just to U.S. companies, but also to U.S. national security, writes Rob Atkinson in Innovation Files. Our national security now critically depends on our national power, which in turn is dependent on broad-based U.S. technological leadership.
October 26, 2016
Join ITIF and the authors of a new book on foreign intellectual property theft to discuss U.S. innovation security, approaches to mitigate threats, and implications for policymakers going forward.
October 11, 2016
For anyone who may have doubted it to be the case, a recent report from the U.S. Commerce Department demonstrates that intellectual property is extremely important to the U.S. economy, writes Nigel Cory in Innovation Files.

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