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Erin Humiston

October 28, 2014

Early Voting Boom Amid Denton Fracking Fight

Posted by Erin Humiston

IPI's Tom Giovanetti appears in new video on Dallas - Fort Worth NBC affiliate KXAS discussing how the Denton drilling ban debate is impacting early voting.

October 6, 2014

Giovanetti Talks Denton Drilling Ban on The Blaze

Posted by Erin Humiston

IPI president Tom Giovanetti recently joined The Blaze’s Jacki Daily in studio to discuss the proposed ban on hydraulic fracturing in Denton, Texas.

July 31, 2014

Distinctive packaging: Private property and a protection for consumers

Posted by Erin Humiston

If tobacco is a legal product, it should be treated as such. Companies should not be subject to the taking of their private property by the whims of government. 

July 21, 2014

Shocking Reports Show Great Dangers of Counterfeit Goods

Posted by Erin Humiston

A shocking report comes today from the UK, in which counterfeit wine and liquor are flooding the market, containing dangerous chemicals such as methanol, chloroform, bleach, nail polish remover and anti-freeze. 

July 11, 2014

Giovanetti responds to negative spin on Aereo decision

Posted by Erin Humiston

Aereo ruling is a win for all players in the market, even the so-called "disrupters,"  because it’s a win for the rule of law.

July 3, 2014

Could This Man Be The Next USPTO Director?

Posted by Erin Humiston

The man who could be the next USPTO head joined IPI at our 2011 World Intellectual Property Day Forum and discussed the year's hottest topic in IP. Click here to watch.

June 12, 2014

Ireland Plain Packaging Regulation Misguided, Harmful

Posted by Erin Humiston

This week, Ireland has approved legislation to force companies to comply with plain packaging regulations for tobacco products. 

June 5, 2014

June 5 is World Anti-Counterfeiting Day

Posted by Erin Humiston

Be judicious when you buy. That "steal of a deal" may cost you a lot more than you think.

January 24, 2014

Weakening South Africa's IP regime would be devastating

Posted by Erin Humiston

South Africa should advance an IP agenda that both bolsters access to medicines as well as protects innovation. 

November 13, 2013

IPI Submits Comments to USPTO on Commerce Dept. Green Paper

Posted by Erin Humiston

Today, IPI submitted comments to the USPTO regarding the U.S. Department of Commerce green paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy.

September 12, 2013

International Property Rights Index Ranks U.S. #2 for IP, #17 Overall

Posted by Erin Humiston

This year’s International Property Rights Index, a project of the Property Rights Alliance, ranks the U.S. #17 for the protection of both physical and intellectual property.

September 3, 2013

Sequestration cuts deny Silicon Valley a patent office

Posted by Erin Humiston

Associated Press reporter Martha Mendoza writes how a promised satellite patent office for tech giant Silicon Valley—the top region producing patents—is being denied thanks to sequestration cuts.

August 27, 2013

Canadian Courts' Arbitrary Patent Standard Jeopardizing Drug Innovation

Posted by Erin Humiston

A piece today in Forbes by Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter discusses how a trend in Canadian courts may be threatening drug innovation by invalidating therapies and medicines already in use by patients on a wide scale.

July 24, 2013

Streaming Media Magazine Offers Thorough Look at Challenges and Opportunities in Fighting Content Piracy

Posted by Erin Humiston

Reporter Claudia Kienzle cites IPI’s copyright piracy study in a comprehensive piece, "What is the cost of free?" examining efforts to curtail online copyright infringement in the June/July issue of Streaming Media Magazine.

April 6, 2013

WSJ's Numbers Guy Takes a Closer Look at the Impact of IPI's Film Piracy Study

Posted by Erin Humiston

IPI's Tom Giovanetti tells columnist Carl Bialik that IPI's "True Cost of Motion Picture Piracy to the U.S. Economy" study was an early attempt to answer a tough question, and an improvement on the status quo, in which economic-impact statistics were cited without any basis other than vague industry estimates.


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