Posts Tagged ‘patent infringement’

Should we criminalise the theft of intellectual property?

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Recently, Trevor Baylis , who invented the wind-up radio, has written to the business secretary urging him to criminalise the theft of intellectual property.

I have known Trevor Bylis when we both spoke at an event in Ireland a few years ago. Trevor is an interesting character and a good speaker. He has raised the profile for IPR and patents here in the UK for many years now ..But I don’t agree with the idea of criminalising people for patent infringement. 
Read More…




An active online community where developers, researchers, policymakers and other interested parties can share ideas and collaborate on the global standards system.