A recent report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) reveals that international trade in counterfeits is on the rise, up from 2.5 percent to 3.3 percent of global trade, or $461 billion to $509 billion annually.   This report is designed toRead More
Recently, the European patent office released its annual report for the year 2018. As usual, the United States stood out as the top applicant of patents in the EU, at 25 percent of overall applications. The sectors that saw the majority of patent applications, 53 percent, were the top ten technology fields, as shown below:   Photo credit:Read More
Property Rights Alliance, Americans for Tax Reform, and Digital Liberty, along with more than 60 bi-partisan state and national organizations have co-authored an open coalition letter to members of the 116th Congress with guidelines for intellectual property rights. The organizations represent millions of Americans through both state and nationalRead More
A recent study by PwC Consulting suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) will result in a world GDP boost by as much as 14 percent, or $15 trillion, by 2030. More and more innovators are adopting AI as a tool for harnessing big data to solve pressing problems. Recent AI patent activity reflects the emerging role of AI in nearly all sectors ofRead More