Seminar Spring 2012 Tariq IPR by IntV6L2

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									Tariq Miakhel
    ITRN 701
April 02, 2012
   Protecting Intellectual Property Rights

   Lost Revenue
       Billions of $$$
   Rogue websites generate more than 53 billion visits per
    year
   G20 governments and consumers lose $125 billion
    annually
   Digital piracy costs the global economy $75 billion
    annually
   Domestic production and consumption of counterfeit and
    pirated products costs our economy $215 billion annually
   In the UK, research from Harris Interactive in 2009
    highlighted that nearly one in four P2P file-sharers (24%)
    typically spend nothing on music, while finding an
    overlap of legal and illegal downloading among some file-
    sharers.

Source: http://www.theglobalipcenter.com/facts
   U.S. Government
     USTR
     ITC
     PTO
 U.S. Firms
 China
 Other Nations
   SOPA
   ACTA
   Review of Notorious Markets
   US brings cases through WTO TRIPs
    Agreement
   Pres. Barack Obama
“Our single greatest asset is the innovation and the ingenuity and creativity
   of the American people…”


   Mitt Romney
“Having tried and failed with “engagement,” the Obama administration now
   behaves as if the United States has no leverage in dealing with a country
   that routinely steals our designs, patents, brands, know-how, and
   technology—collectively, our “intellectual property.” Entirely fake Apple
   Stores operate openly in Chinese cities. It is hard to be more brazen than
   that.”
Real   Fake
   Extremely Broad Issue

   Legislations such as the SOPA and PIPA may
    have a negative domestic impact if passed

   Continue to build pressure on China and other
    nations through WTO to change their culture
    for violating IPR
   "- Bloomberg." Bloomberg. Web. 01 Apr. 2012. <http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive>.
   "Believe in America: Mitt Romney’s Plan for Jobs and Economic Growth." Mittromney.com. Web. 31 Mar. 2012.
    <http://www.mittromney.com/sites/default/files/shared/Trade.pdf>.
   China Gateway Home Page. Web. 30 Mar. 2012.
    <http://www.mac.doc.gov/china/docs/businessguides/intellectualpropertyrights.htm#CHINAS_CURREN
    T_IPR_ENVIRONMENT>.
   Newsandmedia. "Rick Santorum on SOPA South Carolina Primary Debate 2012 CNN." YouTube. YouTube, 19
    Jan. 2012. Web. 02 Apr. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZifY8wcWwY>.
   "Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets." Web. 30 Mar. 2012. <http://www.ustr.gov/webfm_send/3215>.
   Sandoval, Greg. "Obama to 'aggressively Protect' Intellectual Property." CNET News. CBS Interactive, 12 Mar.
    2010. Web. 31 Mar. 2012. <http://news.cnet.com/8301-31001_3-20000347-261.html>.
   Sepetys, Kristina, and Alan Cox. Intellectual Property Rights Protection in China:Trends in Litigation and Economic
    Damages. Rep. USA: National Economics Research Associates, 2009. Intellectual Property Rights Protection in
    China:Trends in Litigation and Economic Damages. National Economics Research Associates Inc. Web. 30 Mar.
    2012. <http://www.ipeg.eu/blog/wp-content/uploads/NERA-IP-Protection_China_2009.pdf>.
   "Shanghai-Nov 30: Apple Store Interior In Shanghai On Nov 30, 2010 In Shanghai. China'S Second Apple Store Opened On
    July 10, 2010 In The High Profile Pudong District. Stock Photo 66974062 : Shutterstock." Stock Photos | Shutterstock:
    Royalty-Free Subscription Stock Photography & Vector Art. Web. 10 Oct. 2011. <http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-
    66974062/stock-photo-shanghai-nov-apple-store-interior-in-shanghai-on-nov-in-shanghai-china-s-second-apple.html>.
   SIIA: Software & Information Industry Association. Web. 30 Mar. 2012.
    <http://www.spa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=172&Itemid=31>.
   "SOPA and PIPA: Just the Facts." PCWorld. Web. 31 Mar. 2012.
    <http://www.pcworld.com/article/248298/sopa_and_pipa_just_the_facts.html>.
   USPTO. Web. 30 Mar. 2012. <http://www.uspto.gov/ip/global/index.jsp>.

								
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