The Trump administration: 5 big impacts on IP


The Trump administration: 5 big impacts on IP

comver-2 /

Having now been in office for two years, President Donald Trump has enacted several policies that have made their mark in the IP arena. WIPR assesses five of the biggest changes.

  1. Trade wars and tariffs

With continuous media coverage around the globe, it’s no surprise that the US’s trade war with China is top of this list.

This isn’t a new bone of contention for Trump—tackling the alleged trade abuses of China has always been high on his agenda. As a presidential candidate, he made it a campaign priority to push back against the alleged abuses.

"The tone from President Xi Jinping ... is positive along with greater promises for protection of IP." - Tim Smith, Rouse Consultancy

Donald Trump, trade wars, tariffs, media coverage, USTR, IP theft, industrial policy, PTAB, technology, US products, Xi Jinping, USPTO, FDA