Can Internet monopolies – adept at providing at providing information – be prevented from violating the rights of individuals, businesses and IP holders, and impeding innovation?
When it comes to intellectual property rights Europeans are highly respectful, except among the young, where buying counterfeits has gown. That is the primary take-away
The number of patent sales in the 4Q 2016 remained about the same, but the median asking price of sellers of U.S. patents was higher
An article summarizing inventor Robert Kearns’ epic battle against the automobile industry is this year’s most read IP CloseUp post with more than 21,000 visits.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is attempting to paint a scarlet letter on universities with public funding who benefit from sharing discoveries with those best-equipped
Tens of thousands of recording artists and musicians in Germany will be receiving payment for their content under the terms of agreement struck last week
Who is the legitimate owner of a selfie taken by a monkey, but positioned by a nature photographer? Is it the intellectual property of the
Stopping new inventions dead in their tracks by making them “automatically” unpatentable might sound like a good idea to some. However, programming a computer to
In what some patent holders are hoping will be a harbinger of things to come, publicly traded IP licensing companies are enjoying an unusually strong
IP², an initiative of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, last week hosted a more than 60 IP scholars, economists and practitioners to hear and challenge research
Most patent holders would agree that licensing patents for revenue has gone from bad to awful — from difficult less than a decade ago, to
For more than a year a man slept in his SUV parked on the upscale Park Slope section of Brooklyn. The man, call him Gene,