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The Beauty of Creativity and Intellectual Property: Bobbi Brown Speaks out on World IP Day

The Beauty of Creativity and Intellectual Property: Bobbi Brown Speaks out on World IP Day

This week, people around the globe will celebrate World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. The event will center on the theme Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity, and after three decades in business, I have come to learn that creativity and business are inseparable. I have also learned that intellectual property – whether it takes […]

Here’s What 57 Organizations Have to Say on IP

Here’s What 57 Organizations Have to Say on IP

We can all agree on IP. This week, in honor of World IP Day, 57 organizations came together to promote the importance of a strong intellectual property (IP) system to a healthy global innovation economy. Strong IP systems make the business of innovation possible: they allow innovators – and investors – to take risks on ideas. […]

Powering Change: GIPC Celebrates Women in Innovation and Creativity

Powering Change: GIPC Celebrates Women in Innovation and Creativity

Women are a key part of the innovation community across every sector. Women are scientists and researchers; musicians, authors, artists, and filmmakers; entrepreneurs and manufacturers; designers and engineers. At GIPC, women are changemakers. GIPC’s women inform, advocate, and lead collaborative conversations on the latest policy decisions facing governments around the world. This World IP Day, […]

USPTO Director Iancu Offers Two Ways to Improve the U.S. Patent System

USPTO Director Iancu Offers Two Ways to Improve the U.S. Patent System

Every morning, inventors wake up wondering: Will the time and money they’re spending on developing the next big thing pay off? For inventors, as USPTO Director Andrei Iancu explained at GIPC’s Investing in American Innovation conference , their primary – and often only – asset is an idea. And if inventors can’t protect their ideas, […]

The Legislation That’s Music to Music’s Ears

The Legislation That’s Music to Music’s Ears

When you think about the types of businesses subject to the most government regulation, you might think about nuclear power, or aviation, or health care. Chances are, you wouldn’t imagine that one sector subject to massive government regulation is…song writing. If you want to try to make a living as a songwriter, the government has […]