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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 […]

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 […]