Innovator Spotlight

A forum for inventors and other IP stakeholders to discuss their work, the role IP plays for them and to help educate the public on the link between strong IP protection and robust innovation.

Stroke of Genius Season 5 Finale!

Reading, Writing, and… Intellectual Property? The case for starting IP education early Whether they realize it or not, the kids and teenagers of today live in an unprecedented age of IP. They’re surrounded by trademarked logos, copyrighted songs and characters,

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Episode 7 of Stroke of Genius – When Beloved Characters Go Bad

Season 5 Episode 7 When Beloved Characters Go Bad Navigating the intersection of copyright and public domain When readers were introduced to Winnie-the-Pooh in 1926, he was a pure, innocent literary character. But in the years since, something has changed

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The Healing Power of Patents

Season 5 Episode 6 The Healing Power of Patents Diseases like AIDS were once seen as a death sentence. Now, due to strides made in the pharmaceutical industry, this is not the case. The advancement of AIDS treatment, in addition

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S5 E5: A South Korean Boy Band & IP Powerhouse

Season 5 Episode 5 A South Korean Boy Band & IP Powerhouse When pursuing a career as a singer, songwriter, or musician, intellectual property probably isn’t always the first thing most people think of. But as you’ll hear on this

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Battling Bias in AI

Season 5 Episode 4 Battling Bias in Artificial Intelligence How IP can play a part in the push for more ethical AI Would you believe that the reason you lost out on a job opportunity or bank loan was because

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New Podcast Episode: Inspiration versus Appropriation

Season 5 Episode 3 Inspiration versus Appropriation How the intellectual property system can protect artists On this episode of Stroke of Genius, mixed-media artist from Montreal, Canada, shares her unfortunate experience of discovering her own work being sold online without

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