WIPR March/April 2019

On asteroids, the moon and in space station labs, interstellar research is increasingly performed by private companies. In this issue, we look at how these off-world innovators are bending the rules of IP. Back on planet earth, we delve into diplomacy's dark arts, where IP is leveraged in geopolitical disputes from Saudi Arabia to Peru. And critics of President Trump say his combative trade policy with China is damaging US interests, but is he legitimately using all the tools in his arsenal?