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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 […]

What We Know – and What We Don’t – About Counterfeit Goods and Small Parcels

What We Know – and What We Don’t – About Counterfeit Goods and Small Parcels

Cross-border e-commerce is growing exponentially. Consumers can purchase products from all over the world and have them delivered straight to their doors with just the click of a button. In fact, the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) international small parcel business increased 232% from 2013 to 2017, when it received nearly half a billion packages. Out of those […]

#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 – […]