Global Intellectual Property Center

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Jobs created by IP Exports

IP merchandise exports of manufacturing sector
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Jobs created by IP exports

IP merchandise exports of manufacturing sector
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IP Wages
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Employing Innovation Across America

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Strong intellectual property (IP) protections lead to innovative new discoveries that fuel economic growth and build stronger communities. Workers directly and indirectly connected to these advancements make up a significant percentage of each state’s workforce, are paid higher than their counterparts in non-IP intensive companies, and help increase the state’s exports.



Methodolgy and Indicator Definitions

The data used in this document is compiled from most recently-available United States Government data sources, including the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Census Bureau, the Copyright Office, the International Trade Administration, National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.