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HSI Seizes Haul of Holiday Counterfeits

HSI Seizes Haul of Holiday Counterfeits

We all rely on law enforcement to keep us safe. A network of dedicated officers, agents, analysts, and support staff across a variety of offices work every day to protect American citizens from danger. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) – the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – is a vital piece of this […]

Learn from the Experts: GIPC’s 11th Annual USPTO IP Attaché Roundtable

Learn from the Experts: GIPC’s 11th Annual USPTO IP Attaché Roundtable

Intellectual property (IP) protections play an essential role in advancing economies, creating jobs, protecting consumers, and inspiring solutions to global challenges. Countries around the world are investing in their IP systems to strengthen IP protections and inspire innovative growth. GIPC is at the forefront of the fight for a higher global IP standard. That’s why […]

Click Once, Think Twice: #ShopSafe this Cyber Monday

Click Once, Think Twice: #ShopSafe this Cyber Monday

The biggest shopping weekend of the year continues into today, with an estimated 56 percent of Americans planning to shop this Cyber Monday. The retail industry is responding in fashion: businesses have been touting their holiday deals for weeks now. And while some consumers still choose to access these deals with coupons and store ad […]

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 […]