Intellectual Property Essays (Examples)

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Property Laws and Telecoms

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Global Intellectual Property Law

Discuss the impact of Global Intellectual Property Law upon the Telecom industry and upon businesses.

One of the most fundamental issues in today's society is intellectual property rights. These are basic trademarks which are used to protect the ideas and innovations of both individuals and firms. In the last several years, technology has made it easier for anyone to steal them with very little repercussions or enforcement. (Denton, 2011)

Evidence of this can been seen with observations from Denton (2011) who said, "Intellectual property rights provide the foundation upon which innovation is shared, creativity encouraged and consumer trust reinforced. But the digital world poses a new challenge -- how to manage the balance when the consumer is the creator, when the marginal cost of copying is zero, when enforcement of existing law is extremely difficult, and when 'free' access to information and content is considered by…… [Read More]

References

Denton, A. (2011). Intellectual Property Rights. ITW. Retrieved from:  http://www.itu.int/net/itunews/issues/2011/07/38.aspx 

Gokhale, A. (2004). Introduction to Telecommunications. Normal, IL: Illinois State University Press.

Zhao, M. (2005). Conducting R&D in Countries with Weak Intellectual Property Rights Protections. Management Science, 52 (8), 1185 -- 1199.
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Intellectual Rights Concept as it Affects Each Business Evolution Cycle

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intellectual rights and how they apply to all aspects of the business cycle.

Intellectual ights and the Business Cycle

Intellectual rights are something that almost every business today has to deal with in some form or other. While the concept is a relatively new one, it has, nonetheless, become a concept that no business today can afford to ignore. Intellectual rights can affect every part of the business cycle, and a company that ignores this issue does so at its own peril. Businesses can be forced out of business or find themselves in complicated legal trouble over intellectual rights if they abuse the intellectual rights of others. Businesses can also find themselves mired down in lengthy court battles and in financial peril if they ignore their own intellectual rights. This paper examines the issue of intellectual rights as they apply to all aspects of the business cycle.

What are intellectual…… [Read More]

References

Business Cycle." (2003). Economics A-Z. Retrieved on October 25, 2003 at http://www.economist.com/research/Economics/alphabetic.cfm?

TERM=Business%20CYCLE.

Commission on Intellectual Property Rights." (n.d.). Commission on Intellectual Property Rights. Retrieved on October 25, 2003 at  http://www.iprcommission.org/ .

Copyright Basics." (2000). U.S. Copyright Office. Retrieved on October 25, 2003 at http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ1.html.
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Intellectual Capital the Author of This Report

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Intellectual Capital

The author of this report is asked to answer a series of questions relating to intellectual capital (IC), both in general and in relation to Apple Corporation. The first question asks whether the organizational structure of Apple considers intellectual capital an asset. The second question asks how have ethical policies and practices affected the organization's intellectual capital and its value. The third question asks what strengths and weaknesses exist in structure and ethics. The fourth item asks the author to offer recommendations relating to increasing the value of the organization's intellectual capital based on structure and ethics (Apple, 2013).

Questions Answered

As for the first question, Apple's intellectual capital is absolutely an asset. Their structure and especially their brand names and patents are the core (pardon the pun) of Apple's strength and resilience. Their innovation and brand presence allow them to sell MP3 players for far high price…… [Read More]

References

Apple. (2013, September 2). Apple. Apple. Retrieved September 2, 2013, from  http://www.apple.com/ 

Bouys, G. (2009, April 11). Peasants, pitchforks and AIG | NJ.com. Blogs - NJ.com.

Retrieved September 2, 2013, from http://blog.nj.com/njv_guest_blog/2009/04/peasants_pitchforks_and_aig.html

Kanter, J. (2013, March 6). Europe Fines Microsoft $732 Million Over Antitrust Law
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Pharmaceutical Property Intellectual and Tangible

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New communication technologies require stricter scrutiny, as well. The threat of reprisal is the most effective measure against intellectual property right infringements, and for this reason one of the most essential actions that can be taken in this regard -- and frequently is -- is the filing of civil and criminal charges against companies that infringe upon these rights in an aggressive and uncompromising manner (Long 2000). This not only limits damages, but dissuades future infringement.

Protecting Other Firms

efraining from infringing on another company's tangible and intellectual property rights might be seem to be a simple task, but it does require that certain actions are taken by pharmaceutical company managers. First and foremost, knowledge of the property right laws in effect must be obtained and thoroughly understood in order to refrain from infringing upon them. With this knowledge in place, managers can ensure that any similarities that develop between…… [Read More]

References

Ghauri, P. & Rao, P. (2008). "Intellectual property, pharmaceutical MNEs and the developing world." Accessed 17 January 2010. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6W5M-4SY6YJR-3&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1171065541&_rerunOrigin=google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=e667e8f8848aae7fd6fe1c222ed046d6

GTN. (2004). "Intellectual property summary." Accessed 17 January 2010.  http://www.cid.harvard.edu/cidtrade/issues/ipr.html 

Kaufman, J. (2008). "Intellectual Property Rights and the Pharmaceutical Industry." Accessed 17 January 2010. http://www.america.gov/st/econ-english/2008/April/20080429230451myleen0.4181027.html

Long, C. (2000). "Intellectual property rights in emerging markets." Accessed 17 January 2010. http://www.scribd.com/doc/2011460/Intellectual-Property-Rights-in-Emerging-Markets
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Value of a Corporation's Intellectual Capital Its

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Value of a Corporation's Intellectual Capital: Its Impact on the Bottom Line and How it Should Be Managed

This is a proposal on how to analyze the value of corporate intellectual capital and its impact on bottom line management. It has 4 sources and a list of bibliography.

The research aims to identify how corporations' intellectual capital can be evaluated by identifying the factors that contribute to its high valuation. The research also aims to outline strategies that would allow a firm to integrate knowledge management into its management process to enhance its intellectual capital. The basic objective is to shed light to a new management concept in which intellectual capital is integrated as a tool for management instead of a mere accounting head in the balance sheet.

2.Statement of the problem

In today's information technological age, intellectual capital or ICs have become the most visible and valued asset for…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Nahapiet, Janine and Ghoshal, Sumantra, Social capital, intellectual capital, and the organizational advantage. Vol. 23, Academy of Management Review, 04-01-1998, pp 242(25).

Stewart, Thomas A. And Kirsch, Sandra L. Managing/Cover Story: Brainpower Intellectual capital is becoming corporate America's most valuable asset and can be its sharpest competitive weapon. The challenge is to find what you have -- and use., Fortune, 06-03-1991, pp 44.

Ulrich, Dave. Intellectual capital = competence x commitment. Sloan Management Review Winter, 1998.

Woods, Bob. Taking Stock of What You Know. The Chief Executive, July, 2001.
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Person Steals the Property or Possession of

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person steals the property or possession of another, the action is considered both a criminal and moral offense that if caught, the corresponding penalties are meted out. The matter is easily provable because what was taken is a tangible entity that provides solid proof of the usurpation. The issue becomes contentious when what has been stolen is intangible especially if these are original ideas, thoughts, designs and concepts. This then comes under the purview of plagiarism, a well-known offense not only in the academic circles but in the milieus dealing with intellectual property rights and copyright. Plagiarism should be differentiated from copyright though wherein "copyright is an area of civil and criminal law that prevents a series of uses of a qualifying creative work [while] plagiarism is a primarily ethical issue that centers around the dishonesty of claiming another's work as your own (ailey, 2011)." Nonetheless, plagiarism at its plainest…… [Read More]

Bibliography:

Bailey, J. (2011). The role of copyright in fighting plagiarism: Part 1 and 2. PlagiarismToday. Retrieved July 8, 2011 from http://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2011/07/05/role-of-copyright-fighting-plagiarism-part/

Hansen, B. (2003, September 19). Combating plagiarism. The CQ Researcher, 13(32): 773-796. Retrieved July 8, 2011 from http://www.cqpress.com/docs/Combating%20Plagiarism.pdf

Institute for Interactive Media and Learning. (2007, April 18). Why students plagiarise. Retrieved July 8, 2011 from  http://www.iml.uts.edu.au/assessment/plagiarism/why.html 

iParadigms, LLC. (2011). Plagiarism. Retrieved July 8, 2011 from http://www.plagiarism.org/
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Principal Intellectual Movements Anglo-American Colonies Eighteenth Century

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Principal intellectual movements Anglo-American colonies eighteenth century: Great Awakening Enlightenment." You sources relevant paper. Use Reich's Colonial America reference research report if draw material source assigned, footnotes book, article,

The Great Awakening and the Enlightenment:

Wrestling for the souls and the minds of colonial settlers in the Americas

The colonial period in the Americas was a time of intense intellectual ferment. Two seemingly contradictory intellectual movements arose: that of the Great Awakening and the American Enlightenment. The Great Awakening was a period of religious revivalism that arose within the New England and Mid-Atlantic colonies. The American version of the Enlightenment, a movement which began in Europe, was characterized by intellectual curiosity and a belief in the need for rationalism over superstition when governing human affairs. oth of these conceptions of the 'human' shaped the future, evolving history of America.

While many of the American colonies were founded by people fleeing…… [Read More]

Bibliography

"The Great Awakening." Wake Forest University. December 17, 2010

http://www.wfu.edu/~matthetl/perspectives/four.html

Hooker, Richard. "The American Enlightenment." World Civilizations. Updated June 6, 1999.

December 17, 2010
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Self-Monitoring in Education Putting Individuals With Intellectual

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Self-Monitoring in Education

Putting individuals with "intellectual disabilities" and "challenging behaviors" into regular classrooms is clearly a good idea - the educational literature supports this. But what happens once they are in the classroom? How does one then improve the social behavior and learning opportunities of these students? One idea, cooperative learning (also called peer tutoring), does show some promise; however, another idea based around the technique of self-monitoring/self-recording is specifically highlighted in the article under discussion. This method (which trains a student to identify, record and modify inappropriate behavior) was introduced to a certain thirteen-year-old girl named Pauline who had lived in a Romanian orphanage for ten years and had suffered "severe deprivation and abuse." The specific behaviors targeted in Pauline were stereotypic in quality (body-rocking and hand gazing) as well as consistent in quantity (they occurred consistently throughout the school day).

This "targeting" of behavior took the form…… [Read More]

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Infants Cognitive Intellectual Development

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Cognitive Development of Infants

Piaget's sensorimotor model provides the stage of cognitive human development showing that human experience consists of four stages of mental or cognitive starting from the first day a child is born to the adulthood. The first stage of human development is referred as the sensorimotor stage that starts at birth and end when a child is 24 months old. After the age of 24 months, a child moves to the operational stage starts when a child is 2 years old through the age of 7. A child moves into the final stage of behavioral and cognitive development at the age of adolescence that spans through adulthood. The objective of this study is to discuss the "six stages of Piaget's sensorimotor development." (Shaffer, & Kipp, 2010 p 253).

Piaget's sensorimotor Development

Piaget identifies the first two years of a child as the "sensorimotor stage of development." (Shaffer,…… [Read More]

Reference

Shaffer, D.D.R., & Kipp, K. (2010). Developmental Psychology: Childhood & Adolescence: Childhood and Adolescence. Cengage Learning
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IT Ethics -- Annotated Bibliography Bowie Norman

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IT Ethics -- Annotated Bibliography

Bowie, Norman E. (2005). Digital Rights and Wrongs: Intellectual Property in the Information

Age. Business and Society Review, 110(1), 77-96.

Norman Bowie takes great pains in his peer-reviewed article to point out what is legal an what is not legal when it comes to recording / taping from television and from the Internet. In fact Bowie uses an illegal issue (downloading music from the Internet)

to present a moral issue: young people and students know it is illegal to download copyrighted music and movies, but they don't see it as immoral.

While Bowie zeros in on students and young people for their lack of morality vis-a-vis getting copyrighted music for free, his overall argument goes further than that copyright laws are justified when protecting "artistic creativity." He points to the fact that between

1999 and 2005, "...downloaders…reduced industry revenues by at least $700 million" and…… [Read More]

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Input Output Devices Will You Be Using in

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input/output devices will you be using in the next one to three years as "computing" devices? Which features/components/form factors will be prominent? Why?

Which features/components/form factors will be important to you? Why? Which applications will you be using on these devices? How may these devices change your life in terms of benefits and risks? (Two pages)

A survey of experts identified five major themes that will carry forward through the next half century ("EEEE Spectrum," 2012). ncreased computation and bandwidth is the first of these themes ("EEEE Spectrum," 2012). This notion that there will be computation and bandwidth to burn means that the shift of computing power and network connectivity will move from one end of the spectrum to the other -- there will be utter and unimaginable abundance of computing and networking capacity ("EEEE Spectrum," 2012). Experts predict that people living in developed countries will have gigabit nternet access…… [Read More]

Ionescu, D. (2010, March 29). Geolocation 101: How it works, the apps, and your privacy. PC World. Retrieved http://www.pcworld.com/article/192803/geolocation_101_how_it_works_the_apps_and_your_privacy.html

Modern Technology Council (2012). Retrieved http://www.sacouncil.org / the-fear-of-technology-changing-the-workforce.htm

2. Using Google Docs is going to be a real time saver and one of the most convenient applications I have applied to my studies. I can see how creating a spreadsheet for assignments that is shared with others in the class could facilitate collaboration. Google Docs is great for sharing documents, but it can also be used for brainstorming and for piggy-backing on each other's ideas -- in real time. It is easy to envision times when I am away from my computer and I can just hop onto someone else's computer and pick up where I left off with Google Docs. Not having to manage a memory stick is a bonus, too. The capacity to retrieve and upload documents that are stored on my computer or on a memory stick is really helpful, and I can see where that capability will foster the movement of my documents from files on my computer or memory stick to the Google Doc environment.
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Role of Technology in Corporate and Social

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ole of Technology in Corporate and Social esponsibility

Insider trading. The insider trading case that has become most prominent is that against aj ajaratnam who ran the hedgefund Galleon Group, and was charged along with his co-defendant, Danielle Chiesi, a former consultant with New Castle Funds, LLC ("Insider Trading," 2010). ajaratnam was convicted of 14 counts of insider trading, which makes this case the largest scheme concocted by a hedge fund ("Insider Trading," 2010). ajaratnam's sentence was 11 years in prison accompanied by a $10 million fine ("Insider Trading," 2010). ajaratnam was part of a "triangle of trust" that functioned as a deliberately corrupt business model in which inside information is fed through networks of experts to traders within various companies ("Insider Trading," 2010). Along with five others, ajaratnam worked with a network of consultants and insiders to net in excess of $20 million between the years 2006 to 2009…… [Read More]

References

Angwin, J. (2010, July 30). The new gold mine: Your secrets. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703940904575395073512989404.html A web of insider trading charges. (2010, April 1). The New York Times. Retrieved  http://www.nytimes.com /interactive/

2010/04/01/business/01galleon.html?ref=insidertrading

Insider Trading, Times Topics, (2011, December 6). The New York Times. Retrieved http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/subjects/i/insider_trading/index.html

Representative Stearns introduces consumer privacy protection act. (2011, April 15). Privacy and information Security Law Blog. Hunton & Williams LLP. Retrieved http://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/2011/04/articles/representative-stearns-introduces-consumer-privacy-protection
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Case Study of Pharmaceutical Companies

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Management

Case Analysis: Pharma, Intellectual Property

Prior to 2003, the U.S. pharmaceutical industry heavily restricted intellectual property rights that would allow African countries and others ravaged by AIDS to receive generic medicine

There are a great deal of shocking statistics regarding the global populations living with and dying from AIDS, particularly in the age group of 15 -- 19

Health is a factors that is considered relative to a country's wealth; in Africa, a continent that is rich in natural resources, yet those resources are not controlled by the indigenous peoples, the number of people with AIDS is yet another way that Africa's extreme poverty demonstrates itself

Most of the people in the world who died from AIDS annually, are those from the southern parts of Africa

Pharmaceutical treatments are not cheap or instantaneous; the industry booms and will continue to do so for years to come because of the…… [Read More]

References:

Shah, Anup. "Pharmaceutical Companies and AIDS." Global Issues: Social, Political, Economic and Environmental Issues That Affect Us All, Web, Available from:  http://www.globalissues.org/article/53/pharmaceutical-corporations-and-aids . 2013 February 18.

UNAIDS. "2002 Report on the Global HIV / AIDS Epidemic." Provided.
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Right to Use the Name

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There have been several arguments with reference to the social impact of the Intellectual Property, and it has been observed that the Intellectual property law has been responsible for the promotion of the competitive forces in such a manner that 'antitrust law does not address, and may do so based on evidence that would be insufficient in an antitrust context' (Brinson, 1994). It is indeed a difficult practice related to the 'forced sharing to attain optimal competition' (Brinson, 1994), and it appear to be unwarranted 'in most antitrust contexts, and it is clear indication of the absent clear proof of market harm' (Thomas, 2006), although it is expected to 'constitute improved and comprehensive Intellectual Property policy, even in the presence of ambiguous evidence' (Brinson, 1994). The anti-trust law and the intellectual property law is expected to minimize the cost of three different things, which include, false positives, as per which…… [Read More]

References

Inigo Igartua Arregui. Refusals to Deal Involving Intellectual Property Rights. Law and Policy in International Business. Volume: 34. Issue: 4. 2003. Georgetown University Law Center.

J. Dianne Brinson, Mark F. Radcliffe. Intellectual Property Law Primer for Multimedia Developers. 1994. Law and Policy in International Business. Volume: 23.

Keith Eugene Maskus. Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Economy. Harvard University Press. 2003. pp. 176.

James B. Kobak. Intellectual Property Misuse: Licensing and Litigation. American Bar Association Publication. 2000. pp. 87.
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Compulsory Licensing of Patents

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Compulsory Licensing of Patents

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the causes and affects of the compulsory licensing of pharmaceutical products. Initially, the paper highlights the fundamental positions, attitude, inclination and concerns of the developed world and the under developed world with regard to the intellectual property rights of the pharmaceutical products. The paper also concentrates on the subject of the intellectual property rights of the biotechnology products (plants); this is because plants are the major source of almost all pharmaceutical products being used today. Furthermore, it is a matter of fact that the patentability of plants has been given a lot of attention by the developed world, in particular United States of America, as well as, the developing World. The paper also exposes the priorities of both the developed world and the under developed world, priorities that have been a major hurdle in all previous negotiations on…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Bernard Pecoul et al., Access to Essential Drugs in Poor Countries: A Lost Battle? 281 JAMA 361, 365 (1999).

David P. Fidler, International Law and Global Public Health, 48 KAN. L. REV. 1, 29 (1999).

David Benjamin Snyder, Comment, South Africa's Medicines and Related Substances Control Amendment Act: A Spoonful of Sugar or a Bitter Pill to Swallow?, 18 DICK. J. INT'L L. 175, 190 (1999).

David P. Fidler, Symposium on Globalization at the Margins: Perspectives on Globalization from Developing States: Neither Science Nor Shamans: Globalization of Markets and Health in the Developing World, 7 IND. J. GLOBAL LEG. STUD. 191, 212-213 (1999).
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EU Open Source Software Legal

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" (Information Society and Media, 2005) f. The eContent Programme and the eTen Programme

The 100 million dollar eContent Programme (2001-2005) focuses on encouraging growth and development of tie European digital content industry. This programme funds projects with short time-to-market and as well experiments with new models in business and partnerships through use of technology that is presently available. The programme's stated 'main thrust' is to;

Improve access to an expand the use of public sector information,

Enhance consent production in a multilingual and multicultural environment,

Increase the dynamism of the digital content market by making it easier to access capital and by developing a consistent European approach to digital rights trading." (Information Society and Media, 2005)

The programme will address "organizational barriers and promote take up of leading-edge technical solution to improve accessibility and usability of digital material in a multilingual environment." (Information Society and Media, 2005)Market areas are…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Warrene, Blane (2005) Navigating Open Source Licensing 2005 March 9 Online available at http://www.sitepoint.com/print/open-source-licensing.

Greenmeier, Larry (2005) Needed: Open Source Education, Understanding - Information Week 2004 Oct 27 Online available at http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?article ID=51200984.

The Open Source Definition (2005) Open Source Initiative OSI Online available at: http/ / www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php.

Perens, Bruce (2005) The Open Source Definition - Online available at http://perens.com/OSD.html.
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Borders of New Europe and the U S

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Borders of New Europe and the U.S. - Mexico border

A line that is drawn in various ways, a border acts as a mark where adjacent jurisdictions meet. A combination of conjunction and the separation of the national laws and customs lead to the creation of an area where there is regulation, examination, discussion and hiding of the movement of people and goods .The Mexico-United States border is an international border that runs from mperial Beach, California and Tijuana. This border that separates Mexico and the United States from each other has traversed a wide variety of terrain that ranges from urban areas as well as inhospitable deserts. The external borders of New Europe are borders that define the separation of countries that are making it into the European community most especially the EU. There are various similarities and difference between the external borders of the new Europe and the…… [Read More]

Intellectual Property (IP) theft

Intellectual property is a legal concept that refers to the exclusive rights of recognition that are accorded to ones creations of the mind. Under the intellectual property law, a person is granted exclusive rights to various intangible assets such as literacy, music, artistic work, inventions and discoveries, words, phrases, designs as well as symbols. There are various types of intellectual property rights these include patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial design rights, trade dress as well as some trade secrets in some jurisdictions. Intellectual property theft is therefore robbing people their ideas, inventions as well as creative expressions or in a nutshell their intellectual property. Intellectual property theft is a growing threat especially with the rise of digital technology as well as the use of internet file sharing networks. The intellectual property theft is very costly and many businesses register losses a lot of money through this ( Baines, 2012).

Due to the fact that intellectual property theft costs businesses a lot of money then there is need for the organizations to come up with ways through which they can make these risks minimal. Intellectual property infringement involves the violation of intellectual property rights and if not looked into then it can lead to numerous losses by the business. There are various ways through which IP violations can take place, these include patent infringement, copyright infringement as well as trademark infringement. All these practices can be rendered undesirable or unprofitable through making reports incase these IP rights are violated so that people are afraid of making
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IT Security Lang David A

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This makes it easier for investigators to identify connections by clicking on a particular item in the three-dimensional link.

The difficulties of this process of proving such a chain indicates the importance of creating steps that can help companies simplify the task of conducting a computer forensic investigation, should one ever be required. The article stresses that the most important step is to ensure that network logging devices are turned on, even though these devices use disk space and processor time. If they are turned off, investigations can become impossible. Closing any unneeded ports on the company firewall and patching systems regularly, are also helpful.

This article paints an overall benign portrait of law enforcement, zealously protecting user privacy and safety. It demonstrates how an apparently invisible crime can be rendered visible through the use of technology, and both the law and law enforcement's attempts to stay one step ahead…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Burke, Dan. "Transborder Intellectual Property Issues on the Electronic Frontier." Volume 5. Stanford Law & Policy Review

http://www.ifla.org/documents/infopol/copyright/dburk2.txt

Lang, David. "A Graphic Picture of Crime." ASIS. Sept 2002.
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Obtaining Business Capital

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Business Venture

The author of this report is asked to answer to several questions and specifications surrounding a business venture and how exactly it would and should be pulled off in an effective and well-performing manner. The form and function and "how" the business would be established is the first thing while the next is the funding sources that would be undertaken to get things going. The form or forms of intellectual property that would have to be enforced and protected as next and then the overall way in which the business will be created or acquired. How the sources and need for capital would change after five years of operation is the last thing to be discussed. While getting a business up and running requires a mass infusion of cash and/or borrowed money to get going, the business will eventually be lucrative.

Questions Answered

As for how to establish…… [Read More]

References

IRS. (2014, February 28). Forms and Pubs. Internal Revenue Service. Retrieved February 28, 2014, from http://www.irs.gov

Nolo. (2014, March 1). Intellectual Property. Nolo.com. Retrieved March 1, 2014, from  https://www.nolo.com/products/intellectual-property 

Peterson, A. (2013, November 6). Netflix has won: Blockbuster is closing its last retail stores. Washington Post. Retrieved February 28, 2014, from http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/11/06/netflix-has-won-blockbuster-is-closing-their-last-retail-stores/
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E-Policies and Their Role in a Company

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ePolicies

A company is typically focused on adopting HR policies that prevent harassment in the office and on generally taking on strategies that encourage workers to put across certain behaviors. ith the Internet currently providing companies worldwide with the ability to significantly reduce costs, people are becoming more and more concerned about it being used for things other than the profit of the institutions they work in. As a consequence, institutions in the contemporary society aim to have their employers well-acquainted with why it would be important for them to only perform particular activities while using technologies they are provided with.

The world has seen a growing number of lawsuits associated with employees using email and internet mediums abusively. This influenced many companies to get actively involved in creating policies that first enable them to understand corporate risks they face and that then make it possible for them to develop…… [Read More]

Works cited:

Fisk, K.L. (2009). Working Knowledge: Employee Innovation and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1930: Employee Innovation and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1930. Univ of North Carolina Press.

Flynn, N. & Kahn, R. (2003). Email Rules. AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn.

Sandeen, S.K. (2007). Intellectual Property Deskbook for the Business Lawyer: A Transactions-based Guide to Intellectual Property Law. American Bar Association.
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Hungary A as We Will

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On the other hand, as I have mentioned in the previous paragraphs, bribery is one of the many compromises you are faced with in life. As in other cases, one can refuse to comprise and remain an ethical person, but with the risk of facing other losses. eing able to compromise, in any aspect, will help you to solve some problems easier, but you will probably remain ethically troubled. As an evaluation, small compromises should be acceptable and, in my opinion, bribery is a comparatively small compromise that one agrees to make.

According to one of the many definitions, intellectual property is "any intangible asset that consists of human knowledge and ideas" or "any product of the human intellect that is unique, novel, and unobvious (and has some value in the marketplace)." This generally refers to anything our mind creates that is unique, ranging from inventions to ideas, from perfumes…… [Read More]

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2. New Strategies for Property Rights: Gray Markets and the Net. On the Internet at http://www.bubblegeneration.com/?a=a&resource=proprights1

3. Investorwords. On the Internet at  http://www.investorwords.com/2526/intellectual_property.html 

4. Intellectual Properties. On the Internet at  http://www.uta.edu/tto/ip-defs.htm
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Purchased the Book Engineer in

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The purpose of this precaution is to maximize the ability of the company to pursue violations of its copyright in an appropriate court of law or other forum and to ensure that the company is entitled to the maximum compensation allowed by law for copyright infringement of its intellectual property. That notice shall read as follows:

No part of this copyrighted intellectual property may be reproduced for any purpose, whether or not for profit, without the express written authorization of XYZ Company. Any violation of XYZ copyright of this protected material will be pursued to the fullest extent of the applicable criminal and civil law against any and all parties involved.

Policy 2 -- Non-Use of Company Intellectual Property by Employees

The XYZ Corporation is the sole owner of any and all copyrights and other intellectual property rights of any and all intellectual property created by its employees in the…… [Read More]

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Human Stem Cell Medical -

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This bill was sent to the U.S. Senate and set for vote mirroring a bill previously passed by the House during the Summer of 2003 which failed to pass the Senate because of vehement disagreement that was even "within the parties over the prohibition of therapeutic cloning.(National Legislation Concerning Human and Reproductive Cloning, 2004; paraphrased) As of the date of the report on legislation eight U.S. states had passed laws that explicitly prohibited reproductive cloning using human embryos and another five U.S. states have placed a prohibition on cloning for any purpose whatsoever with 22 other U.S. states introducing bills outlawing the reproductive cloning of humans. (Ibid; paraphrased) Patenting laws for genetics allow inventors to patent genetics but only specific genetic factors may be patented and inventors are required to:

1) Identify novel genetic sequences;

2) Specify the sequence's product, 3) Specify how the product functions in nature --i.e. its…… [Read More]

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Chadwick, Ruth et al. (2004)HUGO Ethics Committee Statement of Stem Cells (2004) November

Legal Protection of Digital Information (2006) Chapter 5: Software-Based Inventions Online available at:.  http://digital-law-online.info/lpdi1.0/treatise63.html
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SOPA and Pipa Legislation

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SOPA & PIPA Legislation

File sharing involving copyright infringement began as peer-to-peer operations, sometimes with the involvement of a central server that acts as a search engine. Recently there has been a rise in file sharing where the infringing content is actually stored on the central server, such as the now-defunct megaupload.com. Consequently, there is a conflict between the rights of content owners and the rights of ordinary users of the internet. The conflict here is that efforts to eliminate sites that enable online infringing may also eliminate legitimate internet activity. In the fall of 2011 the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act) proposals were introduced into the U.S. Congress. Almost certainly, the SOPA and PIPA proposals to go after file sharers go too far in the other direction in violating the free speech rights of individual users and handing the web even more over…… [Read More]

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Business Law the Paris Convention Is One

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Business Law

The Paris convention is one of the Intellectual Property Treaties administered by World International Property Organization (WIPO). It was first signed in Paris in 1883 by 11 countries to provide international harmonizing and streamlining of intellectual property laws. It has been revised many times and its current language includes patents, trademarks and industrial designs. Major fundamental principles of the treaty include (World International Property Organization, 2013);

Anti-discrimination policy: each member country is obliged to give other member country nationals, the same protection and advantages it gives to its nationals.

Framework of priority: an invention can be protected from the same point, in time in various countries. The patent applicants are granted the date of their first filling; as the active application date for the patent applications in all member countries, for up to 12 months after filling the original application.

Berne Convention; it is also referred to as…… [Read More]

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World International Property Organization, (2013). Paris Convention

for the Protection of Industrial Property. Retrieved September 3, 2013 from http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/paris/trtdocs_wo020.html

The United States Patent and Trademark Office, (2013). Madrid Protocol. Retrieved September 3, 2013 from http://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/law/madrid/index.jsp

Cornel University Law School, (2013). Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (Paris Text 1971). Retrieved September 3, 2013 from http://www.law.cornell.edu/treaties/berne/5.html
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Growth Sustainable Business Plan

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Growth Sustainable Business Plan

Organizational Overview

Proposed New Business

Intellectual property rights (IP)

Target Customers

Market Segmentation

Competitors

Skills analysis

esources equired for the Plan

Cash Flow Forecast

Plan for obtaining resources

Type of organization and the Management Information Systems

Vision for the Business Idea

Growth Sustainable Business Plan

Organizational Overview

Systemic Software Technology is an organization established in 1998 dedicated in designing, and marketing of software products. Since the formation of the company, the organization has enjoyed significant growth. With the rapid development of Information Technology (IT), the company has enjoyed increase in demand for the software products from virtually all sectors in the United States and outside the United States. Since 1990s, the company has designed and marketed several software products ranging from the accounting software to the human resources software for the organizational efficiencies. Bulk of the software products that the organization has designed and distributed are…… [Read More]

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Ethics Policy Our Policy of

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Finally, any company materials including but not limited to design blueprints will be considered intellectual property.

Privacy: We believe that privacy is a fundamental human right as well as a legal right. Therefore, we assure our employees that their personal information will be kept confidential and will not, except under obligation to a court of law, divulge any personal information about any of our employees. Similarly, we expect that our employees and management personnel to respect the privacy of their coworker. Employees are forbidden from divulging the personal information of any member of the organization to the media without prior written consent or legal assent. Any complaints regarding issues related to privacy can be taken up with management.

Information Technology: The information technology infrastructure in our organization was established and is paid for and maintained by the organization. Therefore, we will limit the use of all the organization's information technology…… [Read More]

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International Business Management

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General Motors in China:

Chinese Motor Vehicle Industry Structure:

The motor vehicle industry in China had over 200 carmakers in 2004 with most of them being small Chinese firms. In addition to being small and domestic companies, the carmakers were solely owned by the Chinese government and had a market share of approximately 40%. As new joint venture firms emerged during this period, the Chinese government was reluctant to see its manufacturers of motor vehicles eliminated. Generally, this motor vehicle industry structure was mainly dominated by small domestic firms that were owned by the government. These firms experienced serious threats from new joint ventures on supporting their existence while attracting managerial skills and foreign technology.

Therefore, the Chinese motor vehicle industry was seemingly modest in the global context as it grew in heady rates (Teslik, 2007). Since this industry had a modest structure, it produced great uncertainty regarding future prices…… [Read More]

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Bursa, M. (2011, March 7). March Management Briefing: China's Emerging Auto Industry (Part

1). Retrieved July 4, 2012, from  http://www.just-auto.com/analysis/chinas-emerging-auto-industry-part-1_id109555.aspx 

Holweg, M., Luo, J. & Oliver, N. (2005, August). The Past, Present and Future of China's

Automotive Industry: A Value Chain Perspective. Retrieved from University of Cambridge website: http://www-innovation.jbs.cam.ac.uk/publications/downloads/holweg_past.pdf
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Ethics and the Internet Use

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The problem is that there is no protection against this issue. This is due to the newsfeed in the profile of each user. The argument of the company is that the news feed will ensure the users get to see more content from others. however, this means that there is no certainty of the next item that the user will see on the news feed. This is a serious privacy issue to the user because they cannot view their news feed at free will because of fear on the content of the feed (Milenkovski, 2011, p1). This limits the convenience of this site to the users because of the indecency that arises out of the website.

In this instance, the company should introduce appropriate measures to curb against this issue on indecency. There should be software that detects some indecent language. This will then inhibit the viewing of such information…… [Read More]

References

Butler, E, McCann, E, & Thomas, J 2011, 'Privacy Setting Awareness on Facebook and Its

Effect on User-Posted Content', Human Communication, 14, 1, pp. 39-55,

Communication & Mass Media Complete, EBSCOhost, viewed 29 April 2012.

Claypoole, T., & Payton, T. (2012). Protecting your Internet identity: are you naked online?
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Court Briefs - 7 Different

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S. No. 04-1739 (2006)

Facts:

Issue(s):

Ruling:

Analysis:

Minority Rationale:

Comments:

wo examples of where rights are limited in the ownership of land or property:

Servitudes and easements are put into place...

Servitudes and easements can be protected by...

It is vital to protect Servitudes and easements because...

III. Intellectual Properties

Eric Eldred, Et Al., Petitioners V. John D. Ashcroft, Attorney General

U.S. 01 -- 618 (2003)

Facts:

Issue(s):

Ruling:

Analysis:

Minority Rationale:

Comments:

he differences between copyrights, trademarks, and patents include:

he title to real property is permanent, whereas some intellectual property is limited in the time that it is protected due to...

IV. Business and the Bill of Rights

Humana Inc., Et Al., Petitioners V. Mary Forsyth Et Al.

U.S. 97 -- 303 (1999)

Facts:

Issue(s):

Ruling:

Analysis:

Minority Rationale:

Comments:

he major difference between business speech and political speech is that...

Whether or not "Closely regulated industries…… [Read More]

Timothy Booth, Petitioner V.C.O. Churner et al." (2001). Retrieved 07 July 2006 at http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/search/display.html?terms=Administrative%20gency&url=/supct/html/99-1964.ZO.html.

What is the Difference Between a Copyright, Trademark and Patent?" (2006). Retrieved 08 July 2006 at  http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-difference-between-a-copyright-trademark-and-patent.htm .

Court Briefs - 7 Different Cases
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Brand Names Will 'Ipad' Become Generic Word

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Brand Names: Will 'iPad' Become Generic Word for Tablet?" was published by the U.S.A. Today, with the central premise concerning a relatively unknown yet ubiquitous phenomenon known as genericide. According to the article, which was compiled by the Associated Press (AP), Apple Inc. And its proprietary iPad tablet computing device is poised to alter the English lexicon through its supremacy within a particular market segment. Like the Band-Aid and Kleenex before it, the iPad has become so synonymous with a niche product that consumers invariably refer to competitor's offerings by the same name, and Apple Inc.'s executive management structure must now wade through the quagmire of intellectual property rights and trademark protection law to determine the course of action that preserves the company's duly earned domination of the market. The article presents the iPad's emergence as the standard bearer for tablet computing devices as a mixed bag of sorts for…… [Read More]

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Associated Press. (2012, April 08). Brand names: Will 'iPad' become generic word for tablet?. USA Today. Retrieved from http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/companies/story/2012-04-07/apple-iPad-generic- name/54110024/1

Coverdale, J.F. (1984). Trademarks and Generic Words: An Effect-on-Competition Test. The University of Chicago Law Review, (51), 868-891. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1599488?uid=3739552&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739 256&sid=21101868846423

McKenna, M. (2007). The normative foundations of trademark law. Notre Dame Law Review, 82(5), 1839. Retrieved from  http://www.inta.org/Academics/Documents/finalndlawreview.pdf
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Franchising in China

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Franchise Business in China

Franchising is one of the entry methods used by multinationals and foreign businesses to venture into new markets. A Multinational that is trying to enter the Chinese market will experience several pros and cons of the market. Factors in favor of franchising for any MNC are such that the market is favorable for franchises as many thrive in a ready market. Secondly, the market is not only ready but is a large target market. Thirdly, the Chinese have the investments needed to buy a franchise. Fourthly, the market has the necessary laws that support the establishment of franchises by foreign companies receiving importation and exportation licenses. However, there are numerous factors unfavorable for franchising. The major problem an MNC will face is the challenges linked to the quality control systems and laws in the nation. This is an auxiliary complication from China's ambiguity in franchising in…… [Read More]

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Riordan Corporate Compliance Plan Riordan

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egardless of the actual operation being run at a time or the other, iordan Manufacturing respects the regulations instated for all types of activities. We respect the right of our staff members; we respect the rights of the communities in which we operate and we function in full accordance with the national and international stipulations.

We condemn any type of sexual or otherwise discrimination or any type of illegal treatment of the staff members. We have instated internal rules of conduct which clearly state that all our employees are required to obey the legal provisions enforced in their professional operations.

7. Governance

Our governance is based on principles of legal doings, ethics and morality, as well as equal opportunities. In this line of thoughts, we strive to operate in a means that creates more value to our various categories of stakeholders. The principles by which we guide our operations are…… [Read More]

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Tavangaran, A., Information on Riordan Manufacturing, eHow,  http://www.ehow.com/about_5729395_information-riordan-manufacturing.html  last accessed on January 26, 2010

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