In the latest episode of the podcast ‘Understanding IP Matters,” which is available today, veteran technology investor Gary Lauder discusses why many large tech companies
‘A History of Adaptation’ – New Book Tells the Story of Patents Past, Present and Future
A timely new book conveys the history of patents, their use and evolution, and how they have survived by remaining the same while still adapting
The Truth About Trade Secrets; Ep 1 of Season 2 of ‘Understanding IP Matters’ Drops Today
“Governments can control property like patents,” says a former worldwide IP executive. “They don’t as easily control trade secrets.” These are the words of trade
Changing Big Tech Revenue Streams Provide Insight Into Future Intellectual Property Use and Value
The emerging revenue sources of large technology companies like Apple and Microsoft may be an indication of their regard for certain intellectual property rights and their
New Book by Debunked Author Claims Software Ownership is “Killing” Innovation and Competition
The author of a new book who was previously accused of employing junk economic science says that software ownership is damaging innovation and impeding U.S. competition.
Forbes Cites CIPU, Michelson Institute, Smithsonian-Lemelson in the Fight to Make IP Rights Real
“Few people outside of the innovation ecosystem understand the value of intellectual property,” reports Forbes in an article out this week, “Who is Intellectual Property For?
The Impact of Weaker IP Rights and IP Monetization will be Examined at Two Fall Conferences
Understanding the meaning of weaker IP rights and commercializing innovation are the focus of major intellectual property events in September and October. The Center for
Google Acknowledges that TikTok is Taking a Big Bite Out of Its Search Share Among Young People
TikTok, now the most popular site worldwide, is fast becoming a significant player in search among young users, challenging the once untouchable dominance of Google.
Trade Secrets are More Important than Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents Say R&D-Active Companies in Seldom-Cited NSF Study
A National Science Foundation study released in 2021 about the value businesses place on various IP rights found that organizations that conduct significant R&D place a higher
Can China’s 115-Point Plan Turn it Into the ‘Powerful Intellectual Property Country’ it Aspires to?
Earlier this year China issued a detailed “Outline for Building a Powerful Intellectual Property Country.” It is an impressive document which needs to be taken
Patent Grants Declined Broadly in 2021; only 3 of the Top-10 U.S. Recipients were U.S.-based Companies
Whether it is a quest for quality where “less is more,” diminished U.S. patent reliability or a function of budget cutbacks, leading U.S. companies received significantly fewer
Tiffany Norwood is Named to the Board of Directors of the Center for Intellectual Property Understanding
A successful creator and entrepreneur, Ms. Norwood is Cornell University 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year. Entrepreneur, inventor, banker and soothsayer, Tiffany Norwood has been