The creators of PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds (PUBG) have filed a major lawsuit against Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, citing apparent copyright infringement from Epic Games.
In the west, we have strong laws designed to defend intellectual property and to protect innovators. But the internet is still littered with counterfeit products. So how is this happening? We’ve identified a number of strategies and loopholes used by counterfeiters to circumvent IP protection.
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations may bring stronger Intellectual Property Protection.
3D printing stands to change the very fabric of society and the nature of production. Prominent economist & journalist Paul Mason has surmised that 3D printing will bring society into a new industrial era and spell the end for capitalism in its current form. Whether you believe the technology will be this impactful or not, one thing is undeniable; intellectual property will be more vulnerable than ever.
We look at how exploding hoverboards have shown us that patents can be detrimental to IP protection, and how innovation is hurt by counterfeiting.
Very occasionally, copyright and piracy legal cases have a taste for the ironic. We’ve compiled a list of 7 hilariously ironic examples of piracy.
We look at the best and worst methods of tackling digital piracy across different countries, examining copyright law from the strictest to the most lax.
What international agreements are in place to protect Intellectual Property, and are they really effective in the digital age?
Millennials are resolute in their fight against proposed changes to EU copyright law, but is a movement toward free-for-all content realistic?
Mockbuster movies like Snakes on a Train surely more-than-tread the line between inspiration and imitation, so how is it they can continue to exist?