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Spotlight on Olympic IP

Spotlight on Olympic IP

We’ve all seen the Olympic rings, torch, flag, motto, and associated emblems. We’ve hummed along to the Olympic anthem. We’ve all fallen in love with Soohorang, the adorable white tiger mascot of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Together, these identifications create the unique character of the Olympic Games. They’re more than just marketing: people […]

Celebrating the Father of American Innovation

Celebrating the Father of American Innovation

On President’s Day, we honor our first president and remember his many contributions to our country: his heroism during the Revolutionary War, his emphasis on a fair, balanced government, and his tradition of integrity and selflessness. Less commonly celebrated – and perhaps less commonly known – is President Washington’s dedication to American creators and inventors. […]

Announcing the Release of the 2018 U.S. Chamber International IP Index, “Create”

Announcing the Release of the 2018 U.S. Chamber International IP Index, “Create”

A spark of creativity can happen anywhere at any time. New songs, movies, and TV shows; new medicines, treatments, and cures; new fashion trends and new technology; even new businesses and industries – everything begins with an idea. But a great idea can only go so far. A great idea requires significant time and resources […]

India at inflection point, needs innovation 2.0; 2 options on table

India at inflection point, needs innovation 2.0; 2 options on table

This article was originally published in the Financial Express on February 5, 2018. India is at an inflection point. As the world’s fastest growing large economy, it will soon join the coveted high middle-income country club. At the same time, India needs to continue making progress with its economic reform agenda to sustain growth. To help cement […]

Governors Use State of the State Addresses to Highlight Commitment to Innovators

Governors Use State of the State Addresses to Highlight Commitment to Innovators

This week, Americans tuned in to Washington, D.C. as President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address. President Trump made a strong case for the importance of intellectual property (IP) protections, stating, “We will protect American workers and American intellectual property.” But President Trump isn’t the only voice of leadership sharing this […]