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#ShopSafe for the Super Bowl

#ShopSafe for the Super Bowl

The countdown is on. This weekend, thousands of people will ignite the wintry Twin Cities for the much-anticipated 2018 Super Bowl; millions more will tune in on television. Equipped with the latest jerseys and the newest fan gear, these football fans become Tom Brady and Alshon Jeffrey overnight. Wait – Alshon Jeffrey? It’s Alshon Jeffery. […]

U.S. Chamber Statement on USTR Notorious Markets List

U.S. Chamber Statement on USTR Notorious Markets List

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) President and CEO David Hirschmann released the following statement today in response to the release of USTR’s Notorious Markets list: “Today’s report on notorious markets demonstrates the real threat counterfeiting and piracy pose for legitimate businesses around the world. Earlier reports by the OECD and […]

At CES, Strong IP Protections Safeguard the Jackpot

At CES, Strong IP Protections Safeguard the Jackpot

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – with the promise of IP protections and enforcement against infringement, that is. This week, thousands of innovative companies and individuals will descend upon Las Vegas with the latest and greatest consumer tech products for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). These innovators rely on strong IP protections – […]

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 […]

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 […]