Following Amazon's recent entrance in the mobile device market with the debut of its Kindle Fire tablet, the company may be looking to bolster its position with the acquisition of intellectual assets owned by Palm.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Intellectual Property Center recently debuted a new multimedia platform intended to spotlight the significant role of intellectual property in the nation's economic rebound.
A recently released report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development suggests that the declining quality of patent filings observed in the past two decades may now be stifling innovation.
Intellectual property issues transcend business size and sector and have become increasingly important as the shift toward knowledge-based economies continues. But before companies can effectively protect their intellectual capital, a number of prevailing misconceptions should be clarified.
The latest report from Boston University researchers highlighted the gravity of patent lawsuits, suggesting that inventors may have lost as much as $500 billion in legal battles over the past two decades.
The World Intellectual Property Organization recently released its latest summary of facts and figures synthesized from 90 IP offices around the world. The comprehensive report contains several significant revelations concerning patents, utility models and industrial designs. But the findings that have attracted the most attention relate to the growing importance of trademarking.
Intellectual property discussions take high priority in the pharmaceutical industry as decisions affect not only business interests, but the health and safety of consumers. In an effort to address these concerns, the Pharmaceutical Industry Labor Management Association recently vowed to redouble its efforts for fraud prevention and intellectual property protection.
An ongoing book digitization project between Google and dozens of American universities has hit a roadblock as copyright infringement concerns have come to light.
As Borders Books continues its slow but inevitable exit from the marketplace, company executives have decided to make one last shrewd move and put the group's intellectual property rights up for auction.
In a move reflective of the technology giant's recent efforts to incorporate intellectual property into its competitive strategy, Google has purchased more than 1,000 additional patents from IBM.
In the immediate aftermath of landmark patent law reform, businesses across the country are still deciding who has the most to gain from the passage of the America Invents Act.
The University of Nevada at Las Vegas will partner with International Game Technology to host a day-long seminar later this month discussing intellectual property trends in the video game industry in front of an audience of law students and legal professionals.
The Obama administration is disputing speculation that the drug patent protections being called for in a Transpacific trade deal would drive up medicine costs and effectively reduce the quality of healthcare in underprivileged populations across the globe.
James Pooley, deputy director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, was selected to deliver a keynote address at the recent Growth, Innovation and Leadership Conference in Silicon Valley.
Earlier this week, U.S. Senators returned from their summer recess and began their latest session with the passage of the America Invents Act.
As companies continue to rely on collaborative technologies to produce innovative products, the integration of patent and business strategies may be more important than ever, according to recent report published by an international research team.