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Achieving the Unimaginable, International Innovation

Achieving the Unimaginable, International Innovation

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Whether it is improved health and safety, or economic growth and entrepreneurship, both developing and developed economies are impacted through leading edge research and business developments.

New technologies and creative enterprises are indicative of knowledge-based economies, and many countries and international policy makers are becoming increasingly more aware of the role intellectual property plays in maintaining, and or developing, their competiveness in the global economy.

Achieving the Unimaginable, Innovation in Healthcare

Achieving the Unimaginable, Innovation in Healthcare

A cancer diagnosis used to leave patients with little hope.

But now, researchers at St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital are using a patented innovative gene therapy treatment to treat anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), and are examining other ways in which the treatment may be used.

What’s So Special about the Special 301?

What’s So Special about the Special 301?

It is that time of year. The economic offices of some of the biggest U.S. trading partners begin to squirm in their seats as they watch comments pile high in response to the U.S. Trade Representative’s annual review of the state of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement in trading partners around world, aka Special 301.

Trading Up: The Evolution and Implementation of Intellectual Property Rights in U.S. Free Trade Agreements

Trading Up: The Evolution and Implementation of Intellectual Property Rights in U.S. Free Trade Agreements

Trading Up Cover 228x300Intellectual property (IP) is a critical driver of economic growth and the development of new ideas, technologies, and solutions globally. The increasing importance of IP in a global economy was recognized and advanced with the successful negotiation of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). Concluded almost 20 years ago, TRIPS established an important global baseline of IP protection and enforcement.

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