Intellectual Property Theft as Blood Sport

Liebesfeld, Joel
March 2008
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Mar2008, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p106
Trade Publication
The article focuses on intellectual property (IP) thefts in the U.S. IP thefts involve copyright violation as the lead charge comprising 52 percent of the IP referrals in 2002. These are also called the theft of trademarks, trade secrets and copyrights and are spilled over into the Internet and other forms of electronic theft. The author emphasized that it is important to realize that IP theft is an organized assault that takes extensive resources such as money, knowledge and equipment.


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