Global Intellectual Property Center

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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 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 […]

Support America’s Pastime, not Anti-American Counterfeits

Support America’s Pastime, not Anti-American Counterfeits

Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack®…and a t-shirt, a ball cap, and a pair of tickets to Game 6 of the World Series®. Whether in the stands at iconic Wrigley Field® or Progressive Field® , or at home on our couches, the world is watching as this year’s best-of-seven showdown takes place between the […]

An Innovator’s Worst Nightmare

An Innovator’s Worst Nightmare

What’s scarier than creepy clowns, ghosts, ghouls, and a never-ending election season? The year-round fright for business owners that lurks behind every corner: intellectual property theft. It’s the counterfeit items hidden in online shopping carts, films downloaded on illicit sites, or unregulated goods manufactured by child laborers in a factory thousands of miles away. These […]