The Consumer Electronics Association recently assembled a group of 15 venture capitalists specializing in digital innovation to express their concerns over unintended consequences of the PROTECT IP Act.
Earlier in the week, U.S. Copyright Office head Maria Pallante announced a list of 17 priorities and 10 special projects the agency will address in the next two years to keep pace with evolving copyright policy and administration.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are currently discussing a bill that could give law enforcement agencies jurisdiction to shut down websites containing material which violates copyright protections.
Innovators in the biomedical and telecommunications sectors have recently illustrated the important role intellectual property protection can play in fostering true collaboration.
With some of the nation's largest and most lucrative pharmaceutical companies approaching the expiration dates on their exclusive production rights, the industry may experience a significant power shift in the coming months.
By securing its latest patent licensing deal with a Taiwanese smartphone and tablet manufacturer, Microsoft has found a creative way of profiting from its competitor and generating revenues from the sale of Android devices.
In an effort to help innovators understand emerging intellectual property issues and capitalize on their creativity, the United States Patent and Trademark Office will partner with the Smithsonian American Art Museum to sponsor a free, two-day Inventors Symposium next week.
During last week's World Intellectual Property Office meeting, government, industry and academic leaders shared their insights on the ways copyright infrastructure will need to adapt in the digital age.
The European Court of Justice has ruled to prohibit the patenting of any stem cell research technique that destroys a human embryo, eliciting a range of reactions from the medical community in the process.
The latest round of United States free trade agreements extended to Colombia, Panama and South Korea may contain some of the most complete intellectual property rights standards to date, according to Intellectual Property Watch.
PBS Kids has announced plans to leverage the intellectual property of its children's television programming catalog and debut more than 40 related educational games.
Legal advocates across Texas, Colorado and California are anxiously awaiting decisions regarding the selection of the three satellite Patent and Trademark Office locations called for in the recently passed America Invents Act.
After an outpouring of tributes spread across the world's media in the wake of Steve Jobs' untimely passing, one particularly popular fan creation has now been drawn into an intellectual property debate.
At a recently held Canadian International Council conference, intellectual property was high on the list of talking points as a flurry of recent patent litigation issues has drawn attention to the importance of intellectual assets.
Earlier this week, several university leaders and corporate executives joined U.S. Patent and Trademark Office head David Kappos and Obama administration science advisor John Holdren to discuss ways to revive the economy through the promotion of innovation.
The legacy of the late Steve Jobs is sure to be admired by the innovators of tomorrow, and among his many business talents was his ability to protect and leverage intellectual assets for unparalleled success.
Chief Judge Randall Rader, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, recently unveiled a new Model Order proposing changes to discovery processes that could reduce the time to resolution within patent litigation.
As companies search for ways to control costs and eliminate wasteful spending, Smart Business Online warns managers that dismissing the importance of intellectual property and reducing its share of the overall budget may prove to be a costly misstep.
Online music retailer Rhapsody has announced plans to acquire Napster in an effort to gain additional subscribers and unspecified intellectual assets.