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Get It Right! Getting Legitimate Content Online is Important, Especially During the Pandemic
Date: 08/12/2020
There has been a spike in online consumption of film, television and other content since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, and unfortunately some of this has been coming from sites offering such content illegally, even for a fee.

The Motion Picture Association’s EMEA president and managing director Stan McCoy discussed this problem in a recent video interview with Ideas Matter, and explained why it is important to “Get It Right”—to access online content from legitimate sites—particularly during the pandemic.
What app developers need to know about intellectual property
Date: 03/12/2020
The app marketplace is very crowded. To launch a successful app, it’s not enough to merely create something that offers genuine value to users. It’s also important to make sure that your app is protected, to help it stand out among the competition!
Intellectual property is helping in the development of affordable coronavirus vaccines
Date: 03/06/2020
Intellectual property (IP) is a key building block for any successful and sustainable innovative industry, especially in high risk research. The biopharmaceutical industry’s ability to respond to COVID-19 and other epidemics with such speed and strength is a tribute to IP and to the sustainable innovation that it generates.

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How can we make intellectual property better understood?
Date: 27/04/2020
A new video from Ideas Matter and the Center for IP Understanding explores the gaps in people's understanding of intellectual property (IP), why a better understanding of IP is needed, and what can be done to improve IP awareness.
COVID-19: Finding a vaccine in record time
Date: 05/03/2020
Pharma companies, university researchers, and other public and private stakeholders are collaborating closely to develop a new #vaccine for #COVID-19. Intellectual property speeds up this process and facilitates licensing.
Intellectual property and other legal issues related to developing a smartphone app
Date: 26/02/2020
With more than 5 billion smartphone owners in the world, the mobile app market is huge. For many businesses, tapping into this market represents a key opportunity. However, there is more to it than having a good idea and hiring a mobile app developer to make it happen.
Europe addresses intellectual property problems in China and 12 other countries
Date: 15/01/2020
The European Commission’s latest report on The Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Third Countries released this month highlights IPR-related problems in 13 different countries that cause “irreparable harm” to European companies. China was again named as the “Priority 1” country “because of the scale and persistence of problems in the area of IPR protection and enforcement.”
Intellectual property strongly supports economies, jobs and wages in Europe
Date: 24/10/2019
Companies’ use and reliance on intellectual property (IP) protection for their innovations and creative works strongly supports the economies, jobs, and employee wages in European countries, according to a recent detailed study by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
Intellectual property tracks growing innovations in healthcare
Date: 12/09/2019
The latest Global Innovation Index (GII) indicates that while the global economy is losing some momentum, and investment and productivity growth are slow, innovations in the medical field are on the rise, based on patenting data from the sector.
Innovation in the UK Motor Industry – World IP Day 2019
Date: 25/06/2019
“Make no mistake, intellectual property (IP) has always been, and will always be, the lifeblood of the automotive industry.”