Endless Whack-A-Mole: Why Notice-and-Staydown Just Makes Sense

Cross-posted from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) Blog. Producer Richard Gladstein knows all about piracy. As he recently wrote for The Hollywood Reporter, his latest film, The Hateful Eight, was “viewed illegally in excess of 1.3 million times since its initial theatrical release on Christmas Day.” Gladstein is not shy about […]

Join Us at the Copyright and Technology NYC 2016 Conference on January 19

Cross-posted from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) Blog. Co-produced by GiantSteps, the Copyright Society, and Musonomics, the Copyright and Technology NYC 2016 Conference will be held at New York University’s Kimmel Center on Tuesday, January 19th. CPIP is a proud Media Sponsor of the event. The conference program is available here, […]

How Patents Help Startups Grow, Innovate, and Succeed

The following post first appeared on the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) blog, and it is reposted with permission here. Many academic studies of the patent system focus on the negative, extrapolating from anecdotes about a few bad actors to make the case that our patent system is broken and to bolster […]