LeadershIP Joins the Center for Strategic and International Studies
LeadershIP is pleased to announce it is joining the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). LeadershIP will work in conjunction with CSIS’s Renewing American Innovation Project to both continue its flagship event series and expand its footprint, facilitating and promoting cutting-edge research on today’s most pressing IP issues, such as IP theft, AI inventorship, and standards development. LeadershIP will continue under the guidance of executive director Dr. Kirti Gupta, who also serves as a CSIS senior adviser.
Incentivizing Innovation for National Security
On December 4th, 2023, LeadershIP and our partners at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will host a discussion with Rep. Deborah Ross (D-NC) to examine the role of intellectual property (IP) in innovation and geopolitical competition, highlighting how the PREVAIL Act may impact U.S. competitiveness and national security.
Following the conversation with Rep. Ross, a panel discussion with Henry Hadad, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Council at Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Tom Brown, Senior Legal Director at Dell, will examine the context surrounding the PREVAIL Act.
This hybrid event will be moderated by Andrei Iancu, CSIS Senior Adviser and former Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A Conversation with Rep. Kevin Kiley on U.S. Intellectual Property Leadership
On Wednesday, December 6th from 4:00pm – 4:45pm ET, LeadershIP and our partners at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will be hosting Rep. Kevin Kiley (R-CA) for a discussion examining the role of intellectual property (IP) in technological innovation and geopolitical competition today.
Rep. Kiley is a member of the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet and former IP attorney who prosecuted a civil case against China’s Huawei Technologies for IP theft.
This online-only event will be moderated by CSIS president John Hamre.
Manufacturing beyond Shores: The Taiwanese Checklist Approach to Intellectual Property Protection
On November 8th, 2023, LeadershIP and our partners at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted a special discussion with Emma Hsu to discuss her latest report Manufacturing beyond Shores: The Taiwanese Checklist Approach to Intellectual Property Protection.
Ms. Hsu is an Asian market entry analyst and PhD candidate at the University of Hawaii, focusing on technology transmission and the intersection of state, elite, and civilian power. Her report draws on the Taiwanese experience of working with Chinese firms and focuses on nonlegal measures for Intellectual property (IP) protection in light of declining predictability in the Chinese legal system.
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Scholars, practitioners, and policy influencers working together to promote progress
LeadershIP was launched in 2014 to unite leading experts on IP and innovation issues at the intersection of research, policy, and industry. We bring together panels of experts who analyze and convey these intricate IP and antitrust concepts that underline innovation and innovation policy.
As the preeminent conference in these areas, we recognize our role and our responsibility to facilitate a balanced and empirically driven dialogue. Above all, we work to share information and promote progress.