What is intellectual property worth? The recently launched World Intellectual Property Report 2017 offers fresh evidence about the role of intangible capital in global value chains.
Thomas Cueni who heads up IFPMA, the global trade association for the research-based pharmaceutical industry and Ellen ‘t Hoen, former Executive Director of the Medicines Patent Pool, offer their views on access to medicines and the challenges that lie ahead in the search for innovative solutions.
Wander Menchik, Head of Embraer’s Technology Development program offers an insider’s view on the importance of innovation and IP to the company and its future goals.
Thaddeus Burns, Senior Counsel for IP and Trade at the General Electric Company offers an industry perspective on an appropriate policy framework for regulating machine data to allow the digital economy to realize its enormous potential.
In today’s increasingly complex, highly competitive and hyper-connected world, trade secrets are emerging from the shadows and gaining tractions as an effective way to protect certain intellectual assets. Find out how trade secrets can be a boon for small businesses.
October 2017 – As the use of artificial intelligence by artists becomes more widespread, the distinction between artwork that is made by a human and that made by a computer is becoming increasingly blurred with interesting implications for copyright.
February 2017 – Amid renewed interest in the potential for 3D printing technology transform manufacturing supply chains, to what extent do current IP laws protect the interests of creators?
February 2016 – Find out how to secure company trade secrets from both external threats and potential thieves already inside the company.