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On the Cusp of Canadian Competitiveness

On the Cusp of Canadian Competitiveness

Canada has been busy. This year, Budget 2017 announced the creation of an updated intellectual property (IP) strategy. The announcement signals the Canadian government’s recognition that a more effective IP framework is critical to stimulating Canada’s global competitiveness. As Canada formulates its IP strategy, it’s important to consider how these changes might affect the country. […]

IP is on Congressional Minds This Week

IP is on Congressional Minds This Week

Intellectual property was a hot topic with members of Congress across the country as Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) each hosted roundtable discussions on the issue. “Strengthening America’s intellectual property climate is one of the best things elected officials can do to help grow the economy and provide opportunities for constituents,” […]

IP and Innovation: A Conversation with San Diego’s Rep. Scott Peters

IP and Innovation: A Conversation with San Diego’s Rep. Scott Peters

The U.S. Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center this week hosted a business round table discussion with U.S. Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) on the importance of intellectual property (IP) and its many contributions to the innovation economy.  The event took place during the 2017 BIO International Conference in San Diego which showcases the newest advancements in biotech innovation. […]

GIPC Praises New Campaign to Warn Public About Counterfeit

GIPC Praises New Campaign to Warn Public About Counterfeit

GIPC President & CEO David Hirschmann today praised a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) campaign, “The Truth Behind Counterfeits”, which is intended to educate the public on the dangers of counterfeit goods. The campaign will take place through July 2017 at six of the nation’s busiest airports, including: Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall […]

What You Should Know About IPEC Nominee Vishal Amin

What You Should Know About IPEC Nominee Vishal Amin

Intellectual property (IP) industries – 81 to be exact – have a much greater influence on our economy than most Americans probably realize. According to the latest Department of Commerce report, IP impacts more than 45 million jobs and accounts for almost 40 percent of U.S. GDP. These numbers represent the many Americans that criminals […]