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Seventy Organizations Pen Letter to Congress on IP

Seventy Organizations Pen Letter to Congress on IP

These days,  there are few things that Washington can agree on. Recently, 70 think tanks, advocacy groups, and thought leaders from across the political spectrum proved the exception to the rule when they sent an open letter to Congress and the Trump administration in support of American innovation. The heart of the message is this: […]

The State of American Intellectual Property: Protecting American Jobs

The State of American Intellectual Property: Protecting American Jobs

This article was originally published in Above the Fold on February 20, 2017. Since our nation’s founding, intellectual property (IP) has played a key role in American economic growth. Today, the same protections that were enshrined in our Constitution are a source of more than 45 million American jobs – that’s nearly one-third of the American workforce. These […]

Here’s the Game Plan This Super Bowl

Here’s the Game Plan This Super Bowl

Thousands of football fans are flocking to Houston for this year’s Super Bowl. In fact, the Houston Super Bowl Committee and Visit Houston expect that about 140,000 out-of-town guests will be in town this weekend. Also in attendance: thousands of uniformed officers dedicated to keeping the crowds – and the city itself – safe. The […]

Score Cyber Deals, Not Counterfeit Dangers

Score Cyber Deals, Not Counterfeit Dangers

This article was originally published in Above the Fold on November 18, 2016. Americans are increasingly taking to the web to check items off their gift lists, and this holiday season is no exception. Morning Consult recently conducted a poll showing that 60% of online shoppers will purchase clothing, electronics, personal care products and luxury goods for the holiday […]

Counterfeit Paraphernalia is Fool’s Gold: How to Avoid the Counterfeit Trade during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Counterfeit Paraphernalia is Fool’s Gold: How to Avoid the Counterfeit Trade during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games

As millions descend upon Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, businesses and fans alike prepare their spread of Olympic souvenirs. From team flags and training gear to mugs and magnets, consumers will take their pick, forking over cash in exchange for official Olympic products. The souvenir trade not only allows visitors to take a […]