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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 […]

U.S. Chamber Applauds Copyright Modernization Efforts

U.S. Chamber Applauds Copyright Modernization Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center Executive Vice President Mark Elliot released the following statement praising a copyright review proposal announced today by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.): “We applaud House Judiciary Committee Chairman Goodlatte and Ranking Member Conyers for their thoughtful and […]

U.S. Chamber Welcomes Chinese Court Decision in Michael Jordan Case

U.S. Chamber Welcomes Chinese Court Decision in Michael Jordan Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center Executive Vice President Mark Elliot issued the following statement today in response to a decision from the Supreme People’s Court of China, which upheld Michael Jordan’s right to his name. The case heard by the Court involved Jordan’s long-standing trademark dispute with Qiaodan Sports […]