Copyrights are relatively easy and inexpensive to secure but can be difficult to defend. But not all content creations or designs are covered by them.
China’s highly visible Internet giants, including Alibaba, Ant and Tencent, are generating a storm of government scrutiny and public skepticism, not unlike their American counterparts.
The value of intangibles like intellectual property rights associated with inventions and brands, customer data and software continue to grow, as businesses increasingly depend on
The U.S. Copyright Office yesterday released a report acknowledging content holders’ ineffectiveness getting online distribution platforms to remove copyrighted material that users post without permission.
A recent United States Supreme Court ruling involving a video about diving for sunken treasure that depicted the recovery of artifacts from Blackbeard’s 18th century
The United States House of Representatives has unanimously passed the CASE Act, which establishes a small claims court for musicians and other copyright owners that
What is intellectual property? Why should I care? These questions are frequently considered – if not asked – by a range of people of all
Publicly traded patent licensing companies have significantly under-performed market indexes. Only a few of the original listed stocks remain. The IP CloseUp 30, a feature
Value associated with small content generators and copyright owners appear to be on a similar downward trajectory as independent inventors and patent holders. Decline in
Spotify recently filed confidential plans for an initial public offering to take place on March 31 on the New York Stock Exchange were thrown a curve
When it comes to getting paid, the bigger streaming service is not necessarily better for most musicians and song writers. While the revenue and market
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