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Stop The Madness Of IP Theft In Sports

Stop The Madness Of IP Theft In Sports

Sports are more than a mere pastime or entertainment. Like many other diverse industries, it relies on a key ally in order to be able to bring fans the sporting events and programming they demand: intellectual property rights.

Putting Trademarks Front and Center

Putting Trademarks Front and Center

10-23-14 © Predrag Vuckovic

Brand names aren’t just important to the companies that own them. They’re also of tremendous value to consumers. They serve as shortcuts to choosing one good over another, and they allow us to reach for the product we trust.

Brazil’s Opportunity to Show Good Sportsmanship in IP

Brazil’s Opportunity to Show Good Sportsmanship in IP

While the snowboards, bobsleds, and skis are dominating the courses in Sochi, we here at IP Delivers are in the spirit of looking forward to other upcoming major global sporting events: the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, both of which will be in Brazil. Hosting the games is not only an honor but can also provide a major boost to the country’s economy. South Africa, the previous host of the World Cup, generated $200 million in ad revenues alone during the games, pulling the country out of a recession and stimulating double digit economic growth.