Welcome!

API Journal Authors: Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, Kevin Benedict, Anders Wallgren, Amit Golander

News Feed Item

Intellectual Property in ICT and Digital Media: Market Challenges, Solutions and Business Impact Analysis

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Intellectual Property in ICT and Digital Media: Market Challenges, Solutions and Business Impact Analysis

http://www.reportlinker.com/p01076819/Intellectual-Property-in-ICT-and-D...

Overview:

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are intended to protect the legal rights of property to the owner includes inventions (patents), trademarks, industrial designs, service marks, commercial names, designations etc. A key factor in disputes is not only the issues of validity and infringement but also a determination of commercial value and potential damages. IPR law in the digital arena is intended to safeguard the legal rights of owners to various assets including architectures, platforms, processes, procedures, methods, and the associated commercialization of applications, products, and services.

IPR has become a significant issue within telecom, ICT, and digital media as there are often many overlapping claims from different companies against each other's applications, products, services, infrastructure, and devices. There has been significant litigation recently within wireless communications, especially in the areas of mobile device user interface, feature/functionality, and applications. This report analyzes IPR within this context with emphasis on recent disputes between Apple, Samsung, Yahoo, and Facebook.

Regulatory Organizations and Industry Associations in Report:

ChinaHarvard UniversityCompanies in Report:

TencentYoYo GamesTarget Audience:

Regulatory and Policy Individuals

Associations and Technology Groups

Government and International Bodies

Business and Financial Institutions

Corporate and Institutional Investors

Lawyers, Bankers, Libraries, Embassies

Patent Offices and Technology Executives

Venture Capitalists, Consultants and more

Table of Contents:

1.0 INTRODUCTION 6

1.1 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR) LANDSCAPE 6

1.1.1 MEANING 6

1.1.2 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF WORLD IPR SYSTEM 7

1.1.3 IPR INFRINGEMENT 12

1.1.4 PROMINENT FIELDS OF IP PROTECTION 13

1.1.5 OTHER FIELDS OF IP PROTECTION 19

1.2 DIGITAL MEDIA REVOLUTION: THE NEXT LEVEL OF COMMUNICATION 23

1.2.1 OVERVIEW 23

1.2.2 THE DIGITAL ECO-SYSTEM 24

1.2.3 INTERACTIVITY: A KEY FEATURE OF CONTEMPORARY DIGITAL MEDIA 28

1.3 DIGITAL DILEMMA: A CROSSOVER BETWEEN IPR & DIGITAL MEDIA 30

2.0 DISCUSSION 42

2.1 FROM THE "MARKET'S MOUTH" 42

2.1.1 RECENT GLOBAL TRENDS 42

2.1.2 THE "IPR RED FLAGS" 47

2.2 ATTITUDE HOLDS THE KEY 74

2.2.1 PSYCHE OF THE DIGITAL INFORMATION USER 74

2.2.2 DIFFERENT CONSUMPTION POSITIONS 81

2.3 INNOVATION'S DYNAMIC DNA 82

2.3.1 GEOGRAPHICAL SHIFT IN INNOVATION 82

2.3.2 INCREASED INVESTMENTS IN KNOWLEDGE-BASED INNOVATION 83

2.3.3 INNOVATION IS INTERNATIONALIZED AND COLLABORATIVE IN NATURE 84

2.3.4 NON-R&D-BASED INNOVATION 93

2.3.5 OPEN INNOVATION - A PARADOX 94

2.4 ONLINE PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION 96

2.5 THE LEGAL LENS 100

2.5.1 DIGITAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION (DIMA) 105

2.6 CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 108

2.7 BUSINESS MODELS: A POSSIBLE SOLUTION 109

2.7.1 PUBLISHING 110

2.7.2 MUSIC 112

2.7.3 TELEVISION& MOVIES 117

2.7.4 COMPUTER GAMES 120

2.8 "PAGE 3"LITIGATION BATTLES 125

2.8.1 APPLE INC. VS. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. LTD: THE BIG DADDY OF ALL PATENT WARS 125

2.8.2 YAHOO INC.VS. FACEBOOK INC. 141

2.8.3 RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (RIAA) VS. NAPSTER 143

3.0 KEY FINDINGS 145

4.0 CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS 147

4.1 CONCLUSION 147

4.2 RECOMMENDATIONS 149

Table of Figures

Figure 2: Entertainment and Media Revenues in Developed and Developing Countries: 2002-2012 (copyright: Wilkofsky Gruen Associates, June 2008) 29

Figure 3: Proportion of Industries' Global Revenues Coming From Digital Sales (2011) (Copyright: PWC Global Entertainment & Media Outlook and IFPI) 29

Figure 4: The Electronic Publication Cycle 34

Figure 5: Global Trends in IP Applications (copyright: WIPO) 43

Figure 6: Involved IP Rights by Articles (copyright: European Commission) 44

Figure 7: Involved IP Rights by Value (copyright: European Commission) 44

Figure 8: Resident and Non-Resident Applications, 2010 (copyright: WIPO) 45

Figure 9: Geographical Distribution of IPR Applications, 2010 (copyright: United Nations) 47

Figure 10: An Integrated Framework for Understanding Consumer Attitudes and Behavior in Copyright Markets in the Digital Age, including the Legality of Choices (copyright: BOP Consulting 2009 & 2010) 80

Figure 11: R&D Expenditure still comes mainly from high-income countries (copyright: WIPO Estimates, based on data from UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Eurostat and OECD, September, 2011) 82

Figure 12: China has emerged as a major R&D Spender (copyright: WIPO Estimates, based on data from UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Eurostat and OECD, September, 2011) 83

Figure 13: Knowledge Investment is the New Buzzword (copyright: WIPO, based on data from UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Eurostat, OECD, World Bank and the World Information Technology and Services Alliances, September 2011) 84

Figure 14: Global Growth of Researchers (copyright: WIPO Estimates, based on data from UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Eurostat and OECD, September, 2011) 85

Figure 15: Internationalization of Science (copyright: WIPO, based on data by Thomson in National Science Board 2010) 86

Figure 16: Changing Sources of Global Scientific Publications (copyright: WIPO, based on data from Elsevier Scopus provided in Royal Society 20111) 87

Figure 17: Rising Domestic and International Co-authorship (copyright: WIPO,based on Thomas Reuters data in National Science Board 2010) 88

Figure 18: Increasing Collaboration among Inventors (copyright: WIPO Statistical Database, July 2011) 88

Figure 19: Global R&D Spend Annual Growth Rate - 2001 to 2011 (copyright: Bloomberg Data; Booz and Company Innovation 1000 articles in strategy + business; Booz and Company analysis) 89

Figure 20: Computing & Electronics, Healthcare & Automotive Top the List of Global R&D Spend (copyright: Booz and Company - 2012 Innovation 1,000 Making Ideas Work) 89

Figure 21: Firms in Middle- and Lower-Income Countries Invest in Machinery & Equipment to Innovate (copyright: Zuniga (2011) based on Innovation Surveys) 93

Figure 22: Side-by-side Comparison of "Clash of the Olympians" & "Achilles Defense" (copyright: Ironhide Game Studios& PTT Inc) 99

Figure 23: Osterwalder & Pigneur's (2010) Business Model Map (copyright: www.businessmodelgeneration.com) 109

Figure 24: iOS Icon List (left) Vs. TouchWiz'd Icon List (right) (copyright: The Verge, 2011) 127

Figure 25: Drawing for Patent # D618, 677: iPhone 3G/3GS Design (copyright: The Verge, 2011) 128

Figure 26: Drawing of Apple's U.S. Patent # D618,677 (copyright: The Verge, 2012) 136

Figure 27: Drawing of Apple's U.S. Patent # D593,087 (copyright: The Verge, 2012) 136

Figure 28: Drawing of U.S. Patent # D604,305 (copyright: The Verge, 2012) 137

Figure 29: Drawing of U.S. Patent # D504,889 (copyright: The Verge 2012) 137

Figure 30: Drawing of Yahoo U.S. Patent # 7,373,599 (copyright: CNET, 2012) 141

Figure 31: Photo of the Ghent Lens Developed at Ghent University, Belgium (copyright: Business Insider, 2012) 148

Figure 32: Photo of what the Google Glass Looks Like (copyright: Business Insider, 2012) 148

Figure 33: Illustration of Microsoft's Patent (copyright: Business Insider, 2012) 149

Figure 34: Illustration of Apple's Patent (copyright: Business Insider, 2012) 149

List of Tables

Table 2: Stakeholders' Interests and Impact on long-term digital media preservation 33

Table 3: Stakeholders' Priorities & Concerns 35

Table 4: USTR's 2012 Special 301 Trading Partners' Placements (copyright: Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR)) 73

Table 5: Top 1,000 Global R&D Spenders from Middle-Income Nations, 2009 (copyright: WIPO, based on Booz and Company Global Innovation 1,000 database) 92

Table 6: Heist Records: Performing Musician Business Model (copyright: Intellectual Property Office, 2011) 114

Table 7: Heist Records: New Talent Development Business Model (copyright: Intellectual Property Office, 2011) 115

Table 8: Heist Records: Computer Games' Music Development Business Model (copyright: Intellectual Property Office, 2011) 116

Table 9: Tern TV: Television Production Business Model (copyright: Intellectual Property Office, 2011) 119

Table 10: Tern Digital: Multimedia Production Business Model (copyright: Intellectual Property Office, 2011) 120

Table 11: YoYo Games: Games Development and Selling Tool Business Model (copyright: Intellectual Property Office, 2011) 123

Table 12: YoYo Games:Games Publishing Business Model (copyright: Intellectual Property Office, 2011) 124

To order this report:Business_Services Industry: Intellectual Property in ICT and Digital Media: Market Challenges, Solutions and Business Impact Analysis

Nicolas Bombourg

Reportlinker

Email: [email protected]

US: (805)652-2626

Intl: +1 805-652-2626

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Join IBM June 8 at 18th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn how to innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. You need to deliver quality applications faster and cheaper, attract and retain customers with an engaging experience across devices, and seamlessly integrate your enterprise systems. And you can't take 12 months to do it.
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, will discuss how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to im...
This is not a small hotel event. It is also not a big vendor party where politicians and entertainers are more important than real content. This is Cloud Expo, the world's longest-running conference and exhibition focused on Cloud Computing and all that it entails. If you want serious presentations and valuable insight about Cloud Computing for three straight days, then register now for Cloud Expo.
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...
So, you bought into the current machine learning craze and went on to collect millions/billions of records from this promising new data source. Now, what do you do with them? Too often, the abundance of data quickly turns into an abundance of problems. How do you extract that "magic essence" from your data without falling into the common pitfalls? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Natalia Ponomareva, Software Engineer at Google, will provide tips on how to be successful in large scale machine lear...
IoT device adoption is growing at staggering rates, and with it comes opportunity for developers to meet consumer demand for an ever more connected world. Wireless communication is the key part of the encompassing components of any IoT device. Wireless connectivity enhances the device utility at the expense of ease of use and deployment challenges. Since connectivity is fundamental for IoT device development, engineers must understand how to overcome the hurdles inherent in incorporating multipl...
The paradigm has shifted. A Gartner survey shows that 43% of organizations are using or plan to implement the Internet of Things in 2016. However, not just a handful of companies are still using the old-style ad-hoc trial-and-error ways, unaware of the critical barriers, paint points, traps, and hidden roadblocks. How can you become a winner? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan will present a methodical approach to guide the holistic adoption and enablement of IoT implementations. This ov...
We’ve worked with dozens of early adopters across numerous industries and will debunk common misperceptions, which starts with understanding that many of the connected products we’ll use over the next 5 years are already products, they’re just not yet connected. With an IoT product, time-in-market provides much more essential feedback than ever before. Innovation comes from what you do with the data that the connected product provides in order to enhance the customer experience and optimize busi...
The IETF draft standard for M2M certificates is a security solution specifically designed for the demanding needs of IoT/M2M applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Romansky, VP of Strategic Technology at TrustPoint Innovation, will explain how M2M certificates can efficiently enable confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity on highly constrained devices.
Artificial Intelligence has the potential to massively disrupt IoT. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, AJ Abdallat, CEO of Beyond AI, will discuss what the five main drivers are in Artificial Intelligence that could shape the future of the Internet of Things. AJ Abdallat is CEO of Beyond AI. He has over 20 years of management experience in the fields of artificial intelligence, sensors, instruments, devices and software for telecommunications, life sciences, environmental monitoring, process...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ericsson has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. Some 40 percent of global mobile traffic runs through networks we have supplied. More than 1 billion subscribers around the world re...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Stratoscale, the software company developing the next generation data center operating system, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Stratoscale is revolutionizing the data center with a zero-to-cloud-in-minutes solution. With Stratoscale’s hardware-agnostic, Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) solution to store everything, run anything and scale everywhere...
Angular 2 is a complete re-write of the popular framework AngularJS. Programming in Angular 2 is greatly simplified – now it's a component-based well-performing framework. This immersive one-day workshop at 18th Cloud Expo, led by Yakov Fain, a Java Champion and a co-founder of the IT consultancy Farata Systems and the product company SuranceBay, will provide you with everything you wanted to know about Angular 2.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Men & Mice, the leading global provider of DNS, DHCP and IP address management overlay solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The Men & Mice Suite overlay solution is already known for its powerful application in heterogeneous operating environments, enabling enterprises to scale without fuss. Building on a solid range of diverse platform support,...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Klein, CEO and Co-founder of Rachio, will discuss next generation communities that are using IoT to create more sustainable, intelligent communities. One example is Sterling Ranch, a 10,000 home development that – with the help of Siemens – will integrate IoT technology into the community to provide residents with energy and water savings as well as intelligent security. Everything from stop lights to sprinkler systems to building infrastructures will run ef...
You deployed your app with the Bluemix PaaS and it's gaining some serious traction, so it's time to make some tweaks. Did you design your application in a way that it can scale in the cloud? Were you even thinking about the cloud when you built the app? If not, chances are your app is going to break. Check out this webcast to learn various techniques for designing applications that will scale successfully in Bluemix, for the confidence you need to take your apps to the next level and beyond.
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, will discuss how leveraging the Industrial Interne...
Whether your IoT service is connecting cars, homes, appliances, wearable, cameras or other devices, one question hangs in the balance – how do you actually make money from this service? The ability to turn your IoT service into profit requires the ability to create a monetization strategy that is flexible, scalable and working for you in real-time. It must be a transparent, smoothly implemented strategy that all stakeholders – from customers to the board – will be able to understand and comprehe...
Increasing IoT connectivity is forcing enterprises to find elegant solutions to organize and visualize all incoming data from these connected devices with re-configurable dashboard widgets to effectively allow rapid decision-making for everything from immediate actions in tactical situations to strategic analysis and reporting. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Shikhir Singh, Senior Developer Relations Manager at Sencha, will discuss how to create HTML5 dashboards that interact with IoT devic...
The increasing popularity of the Internet of Things necessitates that our physical and cognitive relationship with wearable technology will change rapidly in the near future. This advent means logging has become a thing of the past. Before, it was on us to track our own data, but now that data is automatically available. What does this mean for mHealth and the "connected" body? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Lisa Calkins, CEO and co-founder of Amadeus Consulting, will discuss the impact of wea...