Nine companies were added for the first time to Clarivate’s 2021 list of the Top 100 Global Innovators, including a few relatively unknowns: BorgWarner, ASUS, Bose,
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Report finds that rapid Covid-19 response was achieved because of IP rights, not in spite of them
Researchers’ unprecedented rapid response to the Covid-19 pandemic and that of the bio-pharmaceutical companies – which included sharing proprietary technology with many dozens of partners
Movie-Inspired Collector ‘Tokens’ Spark Dispute Over the Right to Sell IP-Related Assets
Quentin Tarantino, writer and director of the 1994 classic ‘Pulp Fiction’ is engaged in a fight with the film’s owner over whether he has the right to
World’s Wealthiest Intangible Companies: Microsoft, Apple… Saudi Aramco? TSMC?
It’s no surprise that the world’s most ‘intangible’ companies, Microsoft and Apple, are easily identified. They have very real market valuations of just under $2
Disney Sues to Invalidate Copyright Return Notices Filed by the Creators of Marvel Universe Characters
The Walt Disney Company is under pressure to return rights to perhaps the most iconic and valuable character franchise, the Marvel Superhero Universe, to many
Tech-Rich Seattle will Host IPBC Global 2021; IP Service Group is Already Sold Out
Seattle is the fastest growing technology hub in the U.S., home to dozens of innovative businesses, including Amazon and Microsoft, as well as Boeing, Expedia
‘Patents Kill’ Billboard Conveys a False Narrative About IP Rights That Threatens Covid Containment
A billboard in Brussels, home of the European Union, is perpetuating a dangerous myth that patents are responsible for Covid deaths in poor nations. The
Undergrads are Often Confused About IP Rights, University of Colorado Student Video Finds
A video recently shot and edited by University of Colorado, Colorado Springs students asked three timely questions: What do students know about intellectual property rights?
The Strange Economics of Streaming May Add Up for Fans But Not For Most Musicians
Streaming may have saved the recording industry from the loss of CD sales, but it has not helped most musicians earn a basic living. Recent
$1 Billion+ Patent Damages Awards, and Many Over $100M, are Rarely Paid
What’s in a number? Apparently, not much. While headline-grabbing patent damages awards were up in 2020 and 2021, payouts on these verdicts are exceedingly rare.
IBM’s Drop in Direct IP Licensing Revenue May be a Reflection of Secular Changes in Tech, Law
For most years since 1996 IBM, the perennial annual U.S. patent recipient and licensing leader, generated $1 billion or more in intellectual property revenue, $27
Senator Thom Tillis & Celebrated Inventor James West, Confirmed to keynote IP Awareness Summit, April 28-29
Intellectual property and entrepreneurs, China, diversity & inclusion and overlooked intangible asset value will be among topics addressed at the 4th Intellectual Property Awareness Summit,