Countries with robust IP rights and protections must recognize that new energy, new tactics, and a new strategy are needed to encourage other nations to contribute more and detract less from global innovation.
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
Innovation Fact of the Week: Commercial Value of Illegally Installed PC Software Totaled Nearly $63B Globally in 2013
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.
December 30, 2015
The private sector is taking important steps to combat piracy through promotion of voluntary agreements between content creators and other players in the online economy, writes Daniel Castro in The Hill.
October 8, 2015
More research shows that online piracy has an adverse effect on content creation and revenue, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.
August 31, 2015
Research on online piracy's impact on profits remains inconclusive due to methodological difficulties, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.
August 13, 2015
We must recognize that while a key factor in making the Internet one of the greatest technological innovations in human history is in fact its open and permission-free system, that openness and permission-free quality is not unlimited, writes Rob Atkinson in Innovation Files.