Intellectual Property


  • China plans to change the law to crackdown on "malicious" trademark registrations, state media said on Monday, after a series of cases in which well-know international brands and individuals have had their names or copyright misused.

  • Patent Lawsuit Pares Apple's Stock     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 11:58 AM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the latest details on a jury awarding VirnetX a lump sum of $368 million in a patent infringement case against Apple.

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn reports a grand jury has indicted executives at Kolon Industries on charges of stealing corporate secrets from DuPont.

  • New Revolution: Great Ideas Needed     Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    Chris Anderson, Wired Magazine, discusses how anyone with a great idea could spark the nation's next industrial revolution through the latest innovations in technology.

  • Extreme High School Makeover Creates Workers     Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells report on a high school that's meeting the growing demand for innovative workers.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute, and Craig Barrett, Fmr. Chairman of Intel Corp, about ways the nation can provide every American the opportunity to achieve the best education in the world.

  • Google Ventures Into New Technology     Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    William Maris, Google Ventures managing partner, reveals Google's plans to invest $1billion in new biotech start-ups.

  • Apple's $1 Billion Smartphone Victory     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Christopher Carani, McAndrews, Held & Malloy patent attorney, and Nick Rodelli, former SEC enforcement attorney, discuss the implications of Apple's win against Samsung in its patent infringement lawsuit.

  • Apple's Billion Dollar Win     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    Will Power, Robert W. Baird senior analyst, discusses what Apple's lawsuit win means for the tech ecosystem and the protection of intellectual property.

  • Expanding America's Entrepreneurial Spirit     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Ro Khanna, "Entrepreneurial Nation" author, explains why the nation's days as a leader in manufacturing are far from over.

  • Next Innovation Superstar?     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    A look at the inside competition to find the next generation of innovation superstars, with Spencer Hewett, Thiel Fellow and creator of a solution to eliminate shoplifting and checkout lines.

  • It's a Bull Market for Tech Patents     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Richard Lutton, Apple's former patent chief, explains how competition for intellectual property has created a slew of patent lawsuits among some of the world's largest companies.

  • StockTwits CEO on Twitter Battle     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Howard Lindzon, StockTwits CEO, discusses Twitter's decision to use the dollar sign to "tweet" about stocks and its impact on StockTwit.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports on the growing problem of hackers stealing trade secrets from American corporations, in an attempt to gain and maintain economic superiority.

  • This New Fund is Seeking 'Disruptors'     Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    Ajay Royan, Mithril Capital Management general partner, explains how his fund is evaluating new ventures and where he sees growth opportunities.

  • American Tax Havens Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    Tax season is safely behind us, so it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief. But if you paid more to the IRS than you feel you should have, maybe it’s also time to start thinking about doing things a little differently. Maybe it’s time to think about living in a state where the tax burden is less than it is where you are now.Some states have low property taxes, low gasoline taxes and low sales taxes. Some have low income tax rates, and some expect not one cent of income tax revenue from its residen

    If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.

  • Viral Survival: A How-To Guide     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider deputy editor; Barry Silbert, SecondMarket founder & CEO; and Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president, discuss the next generation of inventors and social media giants poised to change the world of business, media and even society.

  • The Cloud: The Next Tech Frontier     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, Winklevoss Capital principals, discuss the next frontier in technology and the paradigm shift in creating capital for start-up ventures.

  • The Next Generation of Web Gurus     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Trip Adler, Scribd co-founder & CEO and Aaron Levie, Box.com co-founder & CEO, discuss how internet publishing and cloud computing is dramatically changing the way information is exchanged on the internet.

  • Social Media's New Innovators     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 6:40 AM ET

    A look at the next generation of inventors that are changing the world of business, media and even society, with Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider deputy editor.