Category: Intellectual Property

obama

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Oct2015
The Oct. 10 Economy & Business article “Protections for drug firms in trade bill fuel fresh opposition” inaccurately referred to “monopolies” in discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Intellectual property rights are not monopolies. Rather, they protect the inventor’s property by affording the right to exclude others from commercially exploiting ... Read More
Twitter

26

Aug2015
Copyright and tweeting – the debate was bound to happen. Can repeating a message on Twitter - a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables users to send and read other users' updates (known as tweets) – actually be construed as copyright infringement? This article, by Consuelo Reinberg, content ... Read More

21

Jul2015
Via CrashCourse
banderachina

11

Jul2015
Co-authored with Bruce McKern Copycat China is notorious . Many Western companies hesitate to enter China or to bring in technology, because of valid concerns about loss of intellectual property.  This concern is even greater when it comes to innovating or conducting R&D in China. But there is encouraging news: ... Read More

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Jun2015

Everything is a Remix

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June 10, 2015
"Remixing is a folk art but the techniques are the same ones used at any level of creation: copy, transform, and combine. You could even say that everything is a remix." By: Kirby Ferguson
what-is-intellectual-property

21

Mar2012
Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce. IP is divided into two categories:  Industrial property, which includes inventions (patents), trademarks, industrial designs, and geographic indications of source; and Copyright, which includes ... Read More
industrial-design

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Mar2012
The Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs provides a mechanism for registering a design in countries and/ or intergovernmental organizations member of the Hague Agreement. It is administered by the International Bureau of WIPO located in Geneva, Switzerland. This System gives the owner of an industrial design the ... Read More