Bill Gates talks intellectual property and its impact on innovation and philanthropy at MSR Faculty Summit

Microsoft’s 14th annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit began today in Redmond. Today and tomorrow, 400 elite academic researchers from 200 institutions and 29 countries will join Microsoft Research to explore hot trends and burning issues in computer science research.

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates was the event’s opening keynote speaker. He took some time to talk in depth on a variety of topics related to how computing is used to help solve global problems. In the video above, Gates talks about the impact intellectual property has had on innovation and philanthropic efforts.

Learn more about the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit over on the Microsoft Research Connections Blog.

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Jeff Meisner
Microsoft News Center Staff