Global Intellectual Property Center

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U.S. Chamber Statement on Introduction of the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act

U.S. Chamber Statement on Introduction of the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act

GIPC Vice President Patrick Kilbride released the following statement today in response to the introduction of the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act: “For too long, the blind and visually impaired have faced unique challenges in accessing published works in accessible formats. The implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty will help those with print disabilities gain access to […]

U.S. Chamber Releases Sixth Annual International IP Index

U.S. Chamber Releases Sixth Annual International IP Index

Latest Report Ranks Commitment to Innovation for 50 Economies Around the World WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released its sixth annual International IP Index, “Create,” which analyzes the intellectual property (IP) climate in 50 world economies. The report ranks economies based on 40 unique indicators that benchmark […]

U.S. Chamber Statement on Iancu Confirmation as Director of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Chamber Statement on Iancu Confirmation as Director of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

GIPC President and CEO David Hirschmann released the following statement today in response to the Senate’s confirmation of Andrei Iancu to be the next Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO): “A stable, predictable, and strong intellectual property framework fosters a healthy environment for innovation and creativity. The Chamber looks forward to […]

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 […]

U.S. Chamber’s GIPC Honors IP Leaders at 2017 IP Champions Gala

U.S. Chamber’s GIPC Honors IP Leaders at 2017 IP Champions Gala

U.S. Chamber’s GIPC Honors IP Leaders at 2017 IP Champions Gala Awardees Recognized for Efforts to Promote Innovation and Protect IP Rights Across America and the Globe WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) last night hosted the 5th annual IP Champions event to showcase intellectual property’s economic and […]