It’s fitting that our nation’s Founders, as they were drafting the Constitution – one of the most original works in human history – were thinking about the need to protect creative works and inventors’ rights to own the fruits of their own ingenuity.
As the NBA monitors state legislative efforts that could dramatically expand sports betting, the league is mulling whether to engage in commercial relationships with major gaming corporations. One in particular, MGM Resorts International, has been heavily involved with NBA properties this summer.
( Walt Disney NYSE:DIS) has paid dearly for intellectual property (IP) over the years, and its track record with the properties it has bought has been nearly perfect. Aside from making a mistake in thinking that fans would care about a Han Solo origin story, the company has scored hit after hit since buying Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm.
IPPro The Internet is the go-to industry publication for free news, views and opinion on intellectual property Latest news. Research conducted by American software company Code42 has found that nearly three-quarters of CEOs have taken intellectual property from a former employer
Speaking earlier this month at the Aspen Security Forum, Christopher Wray, the director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, was frank on his thoughts about China as an intelligence threat to…
The report published by the National Counterintelligence and Security Centre says China mounts a multifaceted approach to stealing trade secrets
The threat of escalation in the US-EU trade war seems to have faded for now, after presidents Trump and Juncker met in the White House.
Burberry, which has been in the cross hairs for burning tens of millions of dollars of its products, is far from the only firm to destroy unsold goods to maintain the exclusivity and luxury…
Many years before President Trump won the 2016 presidential election, he labeled China a country that manipulates the value of its currency to hurt the United States in trade. “When will the US government finally classify China as a currency manipulator?” Trump tweeted in 2011. “China is robbing us blind and @BarackObama defends them.”
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If completed it could have devastating consequences for standards in agriculture, services and manufacturing, and the lives of billions of people, yet the negotiations are happening behind a veil of almost total secrecy. Trade experts from across Asia assessed the RCEP negotiations against criteria for transparency, public participation and good governance and found great cause for concern.
Honduras Files Appeal Against WTO Ruling That Allowed Tobacco Plain Packaging – Intellectual Property Watch
by , Intellectual Property Watch The World Trade Organization last month released the long-awaited ruling of its dispute settlement body on Australia’s legislation requiring plain packaging for tobacco products, finding in favour of Australia. Yesterday, Honduras filed a formal appeal against the ruling.
Last summer I talked about blockchain in a series of interviews here and, for the past couple of months, we have been running a series on startup issues. As discussed many times, the foundation of most companies’ value is their intellectual property (IP).
Burberry, the upmarket British fashion label, destroyed unsold clothes, accessories and perfume worth £28.6m last year to protect its brand. It takes the total value of goods it has destroyed over the past five years to more than £90m. Fashion firms including Burberry destroy unwanted items to prevent them being stolen or sold cheaply.
She said the U.S. move not only targeted China, but also regarded the whole world as an enemy, which will drag the global economy into danger, adding that the trade disputes will inhibit the growth momentum of global trade, impact the confidence of all parties in world economy, and endanger the well-being of all people.