November 8, 2012 by Terence LEE
The ongoing legal wrangles between Apple and Samsung have resulted in a fierce global debate surrounding intellectual property rights. Questions have arisen over whether the patents horded by established companies can stifle innovation from startups. Entrepreneurs also wonder what they can do to protect their intellectual property rights, if anything can be done at all.
In this article, we examine 10 myths about intellectual property rights, and look at the recourses that startups have to safeguard their interests. The bulk of this article is based on a talk given by Professor David Llewelyn at Techventure 2012. David is the deputy dean at the School of Law, Singapore Management University. Read more