For many years now, the majority of the popular press has spun a tale of how patents hinder innovation, and that organizations or individuals who lawfully assert the rights associated with them are unreasonable to ask for compensation for this inventive output. . .
He said that a number of his relatives and neighbors were chicken farmers, “some of whom invented new and more effective processes to produce and process eggs and poultry that were protected under IP law.”
In a move that recognizes the importance of innovation and IP rights – and the need for diverse audiences to understand how they work . . .
Countries highly dependent on intellectual property rights do little to educate people not working in the IP field about the importance of such rights, an industry-backed study has found …
By C. L. Max Nikias and Gary K. Michelson, M.D.
Intellectual property (IP) industries today generate 38.2 percent of total U.S. GDP, or an astonishing $6.6 trillion in annual output. IP is also responsible, directly and indirectly, for 30 percent of total U.S. employment ….
Educating students on the uses and workings of intellectual property has grown in recent years, but ‘there is still more work to be done towards introducing IP into course curriculum,’ according to a Center for IP Understanding (CIPU) survey released this week.
It explores the growing interest of governments and businesses in helping to promote innovation and economic growth through effective IP protection.
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Panelists at IP Awareness Summit discuss IP Education Today: Stephen Haber (Stanford), Bob Bramson (founder, InterDigital), Ked Seddon (LoT Network), Russell Slifer (Deputy Director of the USPTO, 2014-2017)
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of a good invention, must be in want of a patent, but with the emergence of significant abuses of the system, public perception has suffered. Manny Schecter explains. . .
As the first of its kind, the Intellectual Property Awareness Summit aimed to enhance IP understanding and address confusion. Bruce Berman explains. . .
Intellectual property has always been a key element in supporting US prosperity, but recent court decisions and the introduction of the America Invents Act have led to a weakened IP system in comparison to foreign rivals. . .
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, September 12, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) in conjunction with Chicago-Kent College of Law (CKCL), Illinois Institute of Technology announced today that it is holding the first Intellectual Property Awareness Summit in Chicago on November 6.
The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) and the Michelson 20MM Foundation are partnering to improve awareness of intellectual property rights.
NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, August 21, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — New York, August 21, 2017 – The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) and the Michelson 20MM Foundation (Michelson 20MM), announced today that the organizations will work together to increase positive awareness of intellectual property rights and provide education and information to students and other audiences.
IBM’s Chief Patent Counsel, Manny Schecter (CIPU board member), looks at the lack of IP education in the U.S.
by Manny Schecter
Have you ever watched an episode of the television show Shark Tank? Contestants attempt to attract investments in their businesses by marketing them to moguls (the “sharks”). Innovation and entrepreneurship are strong themes. Virtually every contestant with a new product is asked about patent protection…
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 17, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU), an independent non-profit organization devoted to increasing awareness of intellectual property rights and their impact on our economy and peoples’ lives, announced today that it will work with the Tusher Center for the Management of Intellectual Capital (Tusher), a research and outreach unit in the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley, to facilitate IP awareness among diverse audiences.
The CIPU report, “Patterns in Media Coverage of Patent Disputes,” reviewed 127 articles that dealt with ‘patent infringement.’