IEEE does not presently have any global public policy position statements on issues related to the protection of intellectual property.
IEEE permits its Organization Units to adopt public policy position statements on issues within their specific geographic or technical scope. The following position statements represent the views of the specified IEEE Organizational Units that adopted them. They do not necessarily represent the views of IEEE as a whole, its global membership, or other IEEE Organizational Units.
- Availability of Exclusion Orders at the U.S. International Trade Commission (Position Statement) (2020)
- Balance in U.S. Patent Law (Position Statement) (2019)
- Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 (2019)
- User Rights in Digital Copyright (Position Statement)(2018)
- Digital Rights Management (Position Statement)(2017)
- Non-Negotiable Terms and Conditions in the Sale or Transfer of Computer Software, and Other Digital Works, Including Those Embedded in Tangible Goods (Position Statement)(2017)