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Strong IP standards can lead to innovation, which, in turn, can lead to jobs and growth

Strong IP standards can lead to innovation, which, in turn, can lead to jobs and growth

This article was originally published in the Economic Times on September 14, 2017. When it comes to promoting innovation, India is already taking the lead among emerging economies. Earlier this year, GoI launched the India Innovation Index, which ranks its states on innovation through an online portal. Then, in June, it unveiled an action plan for […]

Keep Counterfeits Out of Your Cart: #ShopSafe This Back to School Season

Keep Counterfeits Out of Your Cart: #ShopSafe This Back to School Season

If you’re a parent on the hunt for the best back-to-school gear, chances are you’re on the lookout for ways to save a few bucks. But you can also save yourself and your family from real dangers if you know how to keep counterfeit goods out of your online shopping cart. Today, counterfeit and pirated […]

Keep an Eye Out for Counterfeit Solar Filter Glasses

Keep an Eye Out for Counterfeit Solar Filter Glasses

You’re going to want to see this. On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will transfix parts of the U.S. and a partial eclipse will cover the rest of North America. In other words, millions of people will have the opportunity to see the moon cover up the sun, what many astronomers call “the most […]

Leveraging Licensing for the Global Good

Leveraging Licensing for the Global Good

Economic growth, job creation, access to technology: all buzzwords at the top of government agendas around the world. Countries are making conscious policy investments to achieve these socioeconomic benefits. According to a new report, Leveraging Licensing for Technology Diffusion, Innovation, and Economic Activity, positive, voluntary licensing policies are a crucial means to attract these socioeconomic […]

On the Cusp of Canadian Competitiveness

On the Cusp of Canadian Competitiveness

Canada has been busy. This year, Budget 2017 announced the creation of an updated intellectual property (IP) strategy. The announcement signals the Canadian government’s recognition that a more effective IP framework is critical to stimulating Canada’s global competitiveness. As Canada formulates its IP strategy, it’s important to consider how these changes might affect the country. […]