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Intellectual Property

Mar, 2019
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Will a meme ban compromise internet freedom? Should AI be allowed to own its own ideas? Should video games be free to borrow your dance moves? The speed at which technology is evolving means intellectual property (IP) law now has to contend with these, and many more complicated, questions. The Intellectual Property special report, published in The Times, includes comment on how the patent system is struggling to keep up with this new technology, and an exploration of the importance of trademarks for branding. Also featured is an infographic covering the cost of counterfeit goods to both brands and economies, as well as five trends shaping the global IP landscape in 2019

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Globalisation and flourishing international trade has opened the door to economic growth, but also counterfeit goods. What is the bottomline cost of fake goods to economies, and brands?