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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 […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center Announces 2016 IP Champions

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center Announces 2016 IP Champions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) hosted the 4th annual 2016 IP Champions to showcase the economic and cultural impact of intellectual property (IP). The event brought together a wide array of industries to celebrate the creators of jobs, innovation, safety, and access. “Whether it’s the newest life-saving […]

U.S. Chamber Praises APEC Best Practices for Trade Secret Protection

U.S. Chamber Praises APEC Best Practices for Trade Secret Protection

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) hailed the announcement by Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders and Ministers in Lima, Peru, of agreement on a set of Best Practices in Trade Secret Protection and Enforcement Against Misappropriation. GIPC Executive Vice President Mark Elliot issued the following statement: “Asia-Pacific leaders took an important […]

U.S. Chamber Condemns UN Report Attacking Patents

U.S. Chamber Condemns UN Report Attacking Patents

High-Level Panel recommendations ignore decades of data and input of key countries  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Executive Vice President Mark Elliot issued the following statement in response to recommendations issued by the United Nations High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines: “The UN High-Level Panel on Access […]