Global Intellectual Property Center

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U.S. Chamber Applauds Actions Against Major Illegal File Sharing Site

U.S. Chamber Applauds Actions Against Major Illegal File Sharing Site

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Executive Vice President Mark Elliot issued the following statement applauding this week’s U.S. Department of Justice actions involving the arrest of the owner of one of the world’s largest illegal file sharing sites, KickAssTorrents (KAT): “We applaud the Department of Justice for its enforcement […]

U.S. Chamber, INTA Applaud Passage of Senate Resolution on Anti-Counterfeiting

U.S. Chamber, INTA Applaud Passage of Senate Resolution on Anti-Counterfeiting

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) and the International Trademark Association (INTA) applauded the recent Senate passage of S. Res. 542, designating July as National Anti-Counterfeiting Consumer Education and Awareness Month. The resolution recognizes the 70th anniversary of the first federal U.S. trademark law, the Trademark Act of 1946, commonly referred to […]

U.S. Chamber Report Measures the Magnitude of Global Counterfeiting

U.S. Chamber Report Measures the Magnitude of Global Counterfeiting

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today released Measuring the Magnitude of Global Counterfeiting, which provides a breakdown of the share of physical counterfeiting for the 38 economies included in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce International IP Index. “From fake medicines to bad brakes and lead-laden toys, counterfeit goods pose a […]

U.S. Chamber Condemns Colombian Health Minister’s Move Toward Stripping Privately-Held Patents

U.S. Chamber Condemns Colombian Health Minister’s Move Toward Stripping Privately-Held Patents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) President and CEO, David Hirschmann, issued the following statement in response to a Declaration of Public Interest released by Colombian Minister of Health, Alejandro Gaviria. The Declaration formally moves Colombia toward stripping the patent for leukemia drug, Glivec, using a rare tactic known […]

U.S. Chamber on Release of India’s Intellectual Property Policy

U.S. Chamber on Release of India’s Intellectual Property Policy

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Executive Director for International Intellectual Property, Patrick Kilbride, issued the following statement marking the release of India’s National Intellectual Property Rights Policy.