A report recently published by the U.S. International Trade Commission claimed that many U.S. businesses are losing profits, sales, royalties and brand reputation as a result of intellectual property infringements in China.
The URL of a company's website is today a key component of its identity. As the existing range of available domain names nears exhaustion, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has been working to expand the available options.
While the overwhelming majority of companies are aware of the importance of having a solid intellectual property strategy, many still lack understanding of the field, according to the findings of a recent study.
An independent review of intellectual property laws in the U.K. recently completed its work and published its findings.
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers recently introduced new legislation designed to further enforce intellectual property rights.
As the importance of intellectual property rights for economic growth and development are increasingly recognized by governments worldwide, the West African nation of Ghana is one country that has made strides in advancing intellectual property enforcement.
Intellectual property violations in the software industry reached a new high in 2010, increasing 14 percent over the previous year, according to a study published recently by the Business Software Alliance.
At a recent meeting about climate change in Seattle, Washington, Microsoft founder Bill Gates claimed that the U.S. government needs to increase its investment in innovation, according to a New York Times report.
In a recent IPWatchdog report, intellectual property law expert Gene Quinn claimed that a lack of knowledge about intellectual property law and commonly held "predetermined opinions" are obstacles to healthy debate about innovation.
The World Intellectual Property Organization recently announced plans to collaborate with the International Council of Museums on mediation in intellectual property disputes.
Representatives of the U.S. and Chinese governments are set to meet this week in Washington, D.C., to discuss a range of issues.
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law recently announced the launch of a new center that will examine issues related to intellectual property.
The United States Trade Representative Office recently announced it has removed the Philippines from its "out-of-cycle" review of markets prone to intellectual property breaches.
Software giant Microsoft recently announced it has signed a patent licensing agreement with e.solutions, a software firm that provides automotive applications for the Volkswagen Group.
One of several much-anticipated changes to the U.S. patent system has been postponed, as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office struggles with financial constraints.