intellectual property

  Authors, artists, inventors and businesses rely on copyrights, trademarks and patents to protect their intellectual property. But how effective are these safeguards when almost any work can be downloaded from the internet?

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A new report released by the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) points to intellectual property theft in Asia as a major problem for U.S. businesses. The report from the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property recommends strong measures the U.S. can take to thwart the problem.

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