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Seventy Organizations Pen Letter to Congress on IP

Seventy Organizations Pen Letter to Congress on IP

These days,  there are few things that Washington can agree on. Recently, 70 think tanks, advocacy groups, and thought leaders from across the political spectrum proved the exception to the rule when they sent an open letter to Congress and the Trump administration in support of American innovation. The heart of the message is this: […]

The State of American Intellectual Property: Protecting American Jobs

The State of American Intellectual Property: Protecting American Jobs

This article was originally published in Above the Fold on February 20, 2017. Since our nation’s founding, intellectual property (IP) has played a key role in American economic growth. Today, the same protections that were enshrined in our Constitution are a source of more than 45 million American jobs – that’s nearly one-third of the American workforce. These […]

Here’s the Game Plan This Super Bowl

Here’s the Game Plan This Super Bowl

Thousands of football fans are flocking to Houston for this year’s Super Bowl. In fact, the Houston Super Bowl Committee and Visit Houston expect that about 140,000 out-of-town guests will be in town this weekend. Also in attendance: thousands of uniformed officers dedicated to keeping the crowds – and the city itself – safe. The […]

U.S. Chamber Statement on USTR Notorious Markets List

U.S. Chamber Statement on USTR Notorious Markets List

WASHINGTON, D.C. — David Hirschmann, president & CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center, today released the following statement in response to the release of the 2016 Notorious Markets List from United States Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman: “Today’s report on notorious markets underscores the growing problem we face in a […]

Score Cyber Deals, Not Counterfeit Dangers

Score Cyber Deals, Not Counterfeit Dangers

This article was originally published in Above the Fold on November 18, 2016. Americans are increasingly taking to the web to check items off their gift lists, and this holiday season is no exception. Morning Consult recently conducted a poll showing that 60% of online shoppers will purchase clothing, electronics, personal care products and luxury goods for the holiday […]