Global Intellectual Property Center

Enforcement

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 […]

Olympics Inspire Stronger IP Protection Laws in Brazil

Olympics Inspire Stronger IP Protection Laws in Brazil

The weeks and months leading up to the Olympic games were dominated by headlines over everything from Brazil’s economic and political turmoil to concerns over the Zika virus. But one headline you probably didn’t read was praising the medal-worthy actions Brazil took prior to the games to protect intellectual property. Here are just a few […]

International Partners Collaborate to Take Down World’s Largest Illegal File Sharing Operation

International Partners Collaborate to Take Down World’s Largest Illegal File Sharing Operation

One of the world’s most notorious cyber-criminals, who is alleged to have stolen and distributed millions of copyrighted works valued at more than $1 billion, was arrested and charged this week for criminal copyright infringement and money laundering. GIPC applauds all of those who took action to enforce creative property protection laws. Artem Vaulin, creator, […]