Global Intellectual Property Center

One Big Step Forward for the National IP Strategy

One Big Step Forward for the National IP Strategy

Several weeks ago, the White House’s top official in charge of intellectual property—the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC)—requested public comments regarding the nation’s first-ever National IP Strategy. As such, the U.S. Chamber’s Global IP Center (GIPC) submitted recommendations that would enhance IP enforcement, promote the rights of inventors and creators globally, and protect the innovation and creativity that are vital to job creation and economic growth. We are encouraged to see Ms. Victoria Espinel, the administration’s eminently qualified IPEC, moving forward on this strategy—a government wide plan aimed at improving America’s IP protection and enforcement efforts in the U.S. and abroad. Read more….