Global Intellectual Property Center

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U.S. Chamber Supports Congressional Copyright Office Bill

U.S. Chamber Supports Congressional Copyright Office Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President of the Global Intellectual Property Center Mark Elliot released the following statement in support of the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act, the result of a bipartisan, bicameral effort led by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Senate […]

U.S. Chamber Statement on Eli Lilly v. Canada Patent Ruling

U.S. Chamber Statement on Eli Lilly v. Canada Patent Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of International Intellectual Property Patrick Kilbride today responded to a NAFTA tribunal ruling on a patent dispute between pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and the Canadian government: “This was a narrow decision that declined to rule on the legal merits of Canada’s “promise” doctrine; it was not an endorsement […]

U.S. Chamber Releases Index on World IP Policies

U.S. Chamber Releases Index on World IP Policies

New Research Reveals Trends in 45 Economies Around the World WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released its 5th annual International IP Index, “The Roots of Innovation,” rating 45 world economies on patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, enforcement, and international treaties. The economies benchmarked in the 2017 Index account for 90 percent of global […]

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 […]

U.S. Chamber Praises New White House Report Highlighting Need for IP Enforcement and Awareness

U.S. Chamber Praises New White House Report Highlighting Need for IP Enforcement and Awareness

WASHINGTON, D.C. — David Hirschmann, president & CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center, today released the following statement on the Obama administration’s 2016 Joint Strategic Plan (JSP) on Intellectual Property Enforcement: “We thank U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) Daniel Marti and his dedicated team for their tireless work. This […]