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Are You Celebrating World IP Day?

Are You Celebrating World IP Day?

This week is one full of global holidays. Those with green thumbs among us celebrated the importance of protecting our environment on Earth Day. Our friends down under will honor those who served and died in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations on Saturday for ANZAC Day. And the IP advocates of the world will be celebrating a holiday of their own this weekend: World IP Day.

‘Tiny’ Film Could Transform Chinese IPRs

‘Tiny’ Film Could Transform Chinese IPRs

Though China as a whole remains a notorious market for movie and music piracy, especially of foreign brands, the success of Tiny Times (and its forthcoming release in the U.S.) could provide a microcosm for greater change and respect for intellectual property rights. As domestic entrepreneurs advance from a “replication” mindset—which has pretty much defined the Chinese economy over the last few decades—to that of original creation and true innovation, the value of intellectual property rights coalesce as they experience the trials and tribulations of IP theft.