Posts Tagged: international law


The America Invents Act – Panacea or Just Pain for the PTO?

Many people situated variously within and outside of the patent system of the United States urged the adoption of first-to-file. There are, however, many questions about the …
By Charles Gorenstein
10 years ago 8

Point – Counterpoint: The Debate Over Prior User Rights

Exactly who is to blame if a pharmaceutical company, say Eli Lilly, decides to invest billions of dollars and build a facility when they haven't adequately protected …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 53

Protecting Your Intellectual Property in China

The China Road Show is a series of two-day China IP events that the USPTO is hosting across the country to help educate businesses about the realities …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 5

Intellectual Property Protection in China is NOT an Oxymoron

Believe it or not, Patents are enforceable in China. Trademarks are enforceable in China. Copyrights are enforceable in China. The devil is in the details. Certainly if …
By Michael Lin
11 years ago 1

Intellectual Property from the Land Down Under, 2010 Part 2

The gene patents issue had been simmering in Australia for some time, with a Senate Enquiry into the subject having been underway for over a year, but …
By Mark Summerfield
11 years ago 0

The Future of Global Copyrights

Every modern country has copyright laws of some sort in place. The rationale behind them all is to motivate the creation of future works and to protect …
By Stephen Sharon
12 years ago 4