Later this year, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is set to make available a wide range of new internet addresses.
David Kappos, under secretary of commerce for intellectual property and director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, recently addressed the government's Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet.
According to a recent study published by the Royal Society, the United States is the leading nation when it comes to scientific innovation.
In a recent speech before U.S. lawmakers, Business Software Alliance president and CEO Robert Holleyman said greater protection of intellectual property rights overseas could lead to the creation of more jobs in the U.S. economy.
Software giant Microsoft may have the most valuable portfolio of intellectual property in the world, according to a recent Intellectual Asset Management report.
A recent conference held in Delhi, India, brought together representatives from all over the world looking to explore the role intellectual property law can play in protecting traditional knowledge.
According to a recent report published by the Property Rights Alliance, the United States is falling behind other wealthy nations in protecting property rights.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently announced it will make special accommodations for trademark and patent owners and applicants affected by the recent earthquake in Japan and its aftermath.
President Barack Obama's administration has asked Congress to pass new enforcement measures for intellectual property law, in a move that could help more companies maintain control over their own innovations.
Some industries are more frequently hampered by counterfeit goods than others, according to a report from Daily Finance. Companies in those sectors should make sure they get the most from their intellectual property by clamping down hard on knock-offs.
The European Patent Office recently announced the finalists for its European Inventors Award 2011, a prestigious prize awarded to five innovators each year.
Julian Assange, embattled founder of the controversial WikiLeaks website, recently applied to register his name as a trademark.
The U.S. Senate recently began debate on the Patent Reform Act introduced by senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
In a recent speech at a conference hosted by the Faculty of Law at the Queensland University of Technology, Francis Gurry, director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, said copyright infrastructure needs to evolve to meet new technological realities.