Harvard and MIT Sue ICE to Halt New Student Visa Guidelines

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are seeking a court order to stop the U.S. from enforcing new visa guidelines that could cast international students out of the country if schools offer only online classes. “It appears that it was designed purposefully to place pressure on colleges and universities to open their on-campus classrooms for in-person instruction this fall, … Read more Harvard and MIT Sue ICE to Halt New Student Visa Guidelines

Beijing says FBI director’s remarks ‘full of political lies’

Director of the FBI Christopher Wray has called China “the greatest long-term threat” to the U.S. Wray claimed that China is attempting to be the “world’s only superpower.” He also accused China of conducting espionage campaigns in the U.S., threatening the American economy and intellectual property. Beijing on Wednesday refuted the accusations. A spokesman of … Read more Beijing says FBI director’s remarks ‘full of political lies’

The COVID-19 Technology Access Pool

A collective approach to ensuring global access to COVID-19 vaccines, medicines and other technologies. The COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) will compile, in one place, pledges of commitment made under the Solidarity Call to Action to voluntarily share COVID-19 health technology related knowledge, intellectual property and data. The Pool will draw on relevant data from … Read more The COVID-19 Technology Access Pool

The Prime Minister says Australia is the target of state-based cyber attack | ABC News

Scott Morrison and Defence Minister Linda Reynolds hold a press conference to to explain ongoing cyber-attacks against Australia. 0:00 – Prime Minister explains cyber attack details 4:11 – Defence Minister Linda Reynolds outlines scope of ongoing cyber attacks 6:15 – PM addresses state and territory notifications QUESTIONS: 7:08 – Have Australians personal details or their … Read more The Prime Minister says Australia is the target of state-based cyber attack | ABC News

Saudi state behind beoutQ piracy TV operation: WTO ruling

Saudi Arabia has actively promoted and supported the beoutQ pirate TV operation and has breached its obligations under international law to protect intellectual property rights, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in a landmark verdict. In its judgment, published on Tuesday, the WTO ruled that Saudi government officials and entities, including Saud Al-Qahtani, the “right-hand … Read more Saudi state behind beoutQ piracy TV operation: WTO ruling

How will U.S. visa ban affect Chinese students and ongoing research projects?

Once again, the U.S. is targeting China. As of June 1, entry bans have been slapped on an estimated 3,000 Chinese #students and researchers, who the White House accuses of engaging in intellectual property theft. Meanwhile, the U.S. is also making it difficult for #China to arrange charter flights to fly its stranded citizens home. … Read more How will U.S. visa ban affect Chinese students and ongoing research projects?

Overseas student in U.S.: It makes no sense for the U.S. to ban Chinese students

The White House has banned some Chinese students from entering the U.S., citing national security concerns and worries over intellectual property theft. According to the White House statement, affected students include those who have been employed, studied, or researched with Chinese institutions that support “China’s military-civil fusion strategy.” And Cornell University issued a statement on … Read more Overseas student in U.S.: It makes no sense for the U.S. to ban Chinese students

Ali Yahya: Crypto Business Models

Andreessen Horowitz crypto partner Ali Yahya discusses “Crypto Business Models.” Yahya explains that the consensus mechanisms of blockchains create trust among independent participants in decentralized networks. At first glance, this may seem at odds with the idea of capturing value, since none of the factors that allow companies to build moats in traditional industries — … Read more Ali Yahya: Crypto Business Models

U.S., China Trade Chiefs to Speak as Trump Threatens Deal

Top Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators will speak as soon as next week on progress in implementing a phase-one deal after President Donald Trump threatened to “terminate” the agreement if Beijing wasn’t adhering to the terms. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will be on the call, according to people familiar with the matter. The U.S. … Read more U.S., China Trade Chiefs to Speak as Trump Threatens Deal

China says IP rights protection improved in 2019

China’s intellectual property (IP) regulator said Thursday that the country’s IP right protection improved in 2019. The China Intellectual Property Administration also said that last year it launched new guidelines for intellectual property development in China for the next 15 years. A first draft of the rules has been finalized. The new rules aim to … Read more China says IP rights protection improved in 2019

Conceptual Framing – Kathy Liddell

On Saturday 7 March 2020, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) held the Annual Spring Conference 2020 entitled ‘Is IP Good for Our Health?’. This conference brought together practitioners, scholars and policymakers to examine the latest decisions, research and political developments in intellectual property and health. For more information about the conference … Read more Conceptual Framing – Kathy Liddell

Has the EU incentive for drug repositioning been effective? An empirical analysis – John Liddicoat

On Saturday 7 March 2020, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) held the Annual Spring Conference 2020 entitled ‘Is IP Good for Our Health?’. This conference brought together practitioners, scholars and policymakers to examine the latest decisions, research and political developments in intellectual property and health. For more information about the conference … Read more Has the EU incentive for drug repositioning been effective? An empirical analysis – John Liddicoat

Inventive step in patent law after Actavis v ICOS – Katherine Moggridge

On Saturday 7 March 2020, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) held the Annual Spring Conference 2020 entitled ‘Is IP Good for Our Health?’. This conference brought together practitioners, scholars and policymakers to examine the latest decisions, research and political developments in intellectual property and health. For more information about the conference … Read more Inventive step in patent law after Actavis v ICOS – Katherine Moggridge

Reconciling Competition and IP Law: Patented Pharmaceuticals and Dominance Abuse – Wolf Sauter

On Saturday 7 March 2020, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) held the Annual Spring Conference 2020 entitled ‘Is IP Good for Our Health?’. This conference brought together practitioners, scholars and policymakers to examine the latest decisions, research and political developments in intellectual property and health. For more information about the conference … Read more Reconciling Competition and IP Law: Patented Pharmaceuticals and Dominance Abuse – Wolf Sauter

Exhaustion, parallel trade and Brexit – Katharine Stephens

On Saturday 7 March 2020, the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) held the Annual Spring Conference 2020 entitled ‘Is IP Good for Our Health?’. This conference brought together practitioners, scholars and policymakers to examine the latest decisions, research and political developments in intellectual property and health. For more information about the conference … Read more Exhaustion, parallel trade and Brexit – Katharine Stephens