Senate Judiciary Committee Recognizes IP as Driver of Innovation
Friday, April 28, 2017 1:00 pm | By Elizabeth McKee

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Tuesday to recognize the essential value of IP in the American economy. The hearing, entitled, “Intellectual Property – Driver of Innovation: Making Our Lives Healthier, Safer, and more Productive,” brought together experts from both the private and public sector, including representatives from cutting-edge research firms like DuPont and Kateeva who depend on intellectual property rights to develop innovative new products. 

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Celebrate Intellectual Property Day
Friday, April 28, 2017 11:19 am | By Philip Thompson

Today marks World IP-Day, a day to celebrate how intellectual property rights enable limitless human innovation. The celebration will include events on six continents aimed at raising awareness of intellectual property rights. Property Rights Alliance along with 54 partners signed an open letter directed to World Intellectual Property Organization Director General Francis Gurry to express their support for IP Rights and WIPO’s mission.

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Modi’s Proposal Requiring Doctors to Prescribe Generic Medication Puts Patients at Risk
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 1:09 pm | By Elizabeth McKee

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently hinted at imposing new laws that would require doctors to prescribe generic medications. The law, Modi claims, would decrease the price of medication and allow patients greater access to health services. However, Modi’s proposal would diminish the autonomy of medical professionals and increase trade in dangerous fake medications. 

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