IP executives, experts and owners from leading businesses and organizations gathered at Columbia University’s School of Journalism late last year at the IP Awareness Summit (IPAS) to identify ways of improving IP literacy.
There responses to why should IP taken seriously and taught in schools has been made into a video produced by London-based Ideas Matters.
The respondents included United States Patent and Trademark Office Director, Andrei Iancu, IBM Chief Patent Counsel, Manny Schecter, and Brian Hinman of Aon IP Solutions, formerly head of IP business at Philips, Verizon and IBM, and founder of Allied Security Trust and Unified Patents.
Also conveying their perspective were Maysa Razavi, Manager, Anti-Counterfeiting, the International Trademark Association (INTA), Scott Frank, CEO, AT&T IP, Professor Ruth Soetendorp, Professor Emeritus, Bournemouth University and former chair of the IP Awareness Network (IPAN) and Adam Mossoff, Professor of Law at George Mason and founder of the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property.
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IPAS 2018 was held by the Center for IP Understanding in conjunction with Columbia Technology Ventures and other partners at the Columbia School of Journalism. More 125 IP owners, organizations, educators, creators and investors attended.
Scott Frank, President & CEO, AT&T IP
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