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At CES, Strong IP Protections Safeguard the Jackpot

At CES, Strong IP Protections Safeguard the Jackpot

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – with the promise of IP protections and enforcement against infringement, that is. This week, thousands of innovative companies and individuals will descend upon Las Vegas with the latest and greatest consumer tech products for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). These innovators rely on strong IP protections – […]

HSI Seizes Haul of Holiday Counterfeits

HSI Seizes Haul of Holiday Counterfeits

We all rely on law enforcement to keep us safe. A network of dedicated officers, agents, analysts, and support staff across a variety of offices work every day to protect American citizens from danger. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – is a vital piece of this […]

Click Once, Think Twice: #ShopSafe this Cyber Monday

Click Once, Think Twice: #ShopSafe this Cyber Monday

The biggest shopping weekend of the year continues into today, with an estimated 56 percent of Americans planning to shop this Cyber Monday. The retail industry is responding in fashion: businesses have been touting their holiday deals for weeks now. And while some consumers still choose to access these deals with coupons and store ad […]

Count out Counterfeits this Holiday Season: GIPC’s Top Ten Tips to #ShopSafe

Count out Counterfeits this Holiday Season: GIPC’s Top Ten Tips to #ShopSafe

Thanksgiving weekend isn’t just about stuffing the turkey – more and more Americans are using Thanksgiving weekend as an excuse to stuff their stockings and get an early start to their holiday shopping. Many Americans will find the perfect gift, but some will end up with more than they bargained for: dangerous counterfeit goods. Counterfeit […]

The Intersection of Trademarks and Brands: A Dialogue with Famous Brands and Law Enforcement

The Intersection of Trademarks and Brands: A Dialogue with Famous Brands and Law Enforcement

In today’s fast-paced, evolving retail environment, consumers are faced with more purchasing decisions than ever before. The questions of what to buy and where to buy it have nearly infinite answers. Fortunately, consumers can rely on trademarks as a trusted identifier in the marketplace. And considering the work happening at the Congressional Trademark Caucus, consumers […]