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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. […]

Celebrating America’s Innovators-in-chief

Celebrating America’s Innovators-in-chief

We learned about Woodrow Wilson and his Ford Model T, purchased in celebration of the revolutionary assembly line method of production. We watched alongside President Richard Nixon as two American astronauts walked on the moon. Under President Bill Clinton, we began to explore the World Wide Web. Soon after, we got electronic mail from President George […]

IP: The Roots of Innovation

IP: The Roots of Innovation

This article was originally published in Above the Fold on February 13, 2017. The United States has long been one of the most innovative nations on earth. Many of the technological breakthroughs and cutting-edge ideas that drive global economic growth come from our shores. So what sets us apart? The roots of American innovation can be found in […]

Make America Grow Again. Protect American IP.

Make America Grow Again. Protect American IP.

America leads the world in the export of innovative goods and services. And historically, the U.S. has been the model for protecting our intellectual property (IP) with strong enforcement measures. But some might be surprised to learn that the U.S. has fallen behind when it comes to IP enforcement, ranking just fifth on the U.S. […]

Announcing the Release of the 2017 U.S. Chamber International IP Index, “The Roots of Innovation”

Announcing the Release of the 2017 U.S. Chamber International IP Index, “The Roots of Innovation”

Today, we’re excited to welcome the fifth edition of the U.S. Chamber International IP Index, “The Roots of Innovation.” This year’s index recognizes the indispensable role of intellectual property (IP) in facilitating innovative and creative activity on a socially transformative scale. Each economy in the Index presents a unique IP profile. As the Index has […]