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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 […]

Encouraging Entrepreneurship: GIPC Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month

Encouraging Entrepreneurship: GIPC Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month

Recently, President Donald Trump proclaimed November 2017 as National Entrepreneurship Month. He called it a time to celebrate “one of our Nation’s proudest qualities: our innovative, hardworking, entrepreneurial spirit.” At GIPC, we believe one of the best ways to nurture the American entrepreneurial spirit is to maintain a strong IP system. Patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade […]

Checking in with the Champions: 2016 IP Champions for Excellence in Creativity

Checking in with the Champions: 2016 IP Champions for Excellence in Creativity

Intellectual property (IP) protections help more than just our inventors and entrepreneurs – they’re at the core of our art and entertainment industry. Thankfully, an increasing number of artists are using their platforms to advocate for strong IP systems and to educate others on its economic and societal importance. Last year, the U.S. Chamber of […]

Checking in with the Champions: 2016 IP Champions for Excellence in Innovation

Checking in with the Champions: 2016 IP Champions for Excellence in Innovation

Innovation and entrepreneurship are crucial to economic growth and stability. The global community has long depended on spirited and creative individuals to build and sustain a number of different economy sectors, like science, technology, healthcare, and business. These individuals drive job creation and deliver life-changing – even life-saving – products and services for consumers across […]

Checking in with the Champions: 2016 IP Champions for Excellence in Advocacy

Checking in with the Champions: 2016 IP Champions for Excellence in Advocacy

Intellectual property (IP) advocates ensure the future is bright for our country’s creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Through trademarks, patents, and copyrights, we all have the opportunity to create a living with our own ideas. Last year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center recognized three champions of IP advocacy. These champions – Barbara […]