Source: China Daily
Intellectual property is at the heart of the innovation ecosystem that has given rise to the digital economy. It allows innovators to reap the rewards from their investments in creating digital technologies and content. It also creates markets for technologies and content, helping to spread the benefits of the digital economy. As other groundbreaking innovations have done throughout history, digital technologies pose a number of challenges to the IP system. Managing the sheer volume of IP rights is one (of those challenges). Defining the boundaries of what can be protected by different forms of IP is another.