Competition and Intellectual Property: How to Create a Diverse Innovation Ecosystem? – LeadershIP 2022 Washington, D.C.
Recent policy efforts have underscored the priority of enabling innovation from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). At the same time, several policy efforts are also aimed at weakening the Intellectual Property rights that enable SMEs, start-ups, and inventors to protect their ideas and compete.
Why is the relationship between competition and IP so complicated and what can be done to level the playing field?