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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 International IP Index Ranks Canada 15th in Global IP Protection

U.S. Chamber International IP Index Ranks Canada 15th in Global IP Protection

Research Document Ranks IP Environments, Commitment to Innovation in 38 Economies Around the World WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today in Ottawa, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a discussion with AmCham Canada and the Canadian Intellectual Property Council about the 4th edition of the U.S. Chamber International IP Index, “Infinite Possibilities.” The Index, produced by the Chamber’s […]

U.S. Chamber Applauds Senate Passage of Customs Reauthorization Legislation

U.S. Chamber Applauds Senate Passage of Customs Reauthorization Legislation

‘Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015’ Reduces Barriers to Trade, Promotes Economic Competitiveness WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten issued the following statement today regarding Senate passage of the “Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015”: “We applaud the House and Senate for working together […]

U.S. Chamber Applauds House Passage Customs Reauthorization Legislation

U.S. Chamber Applauds House Passage Customs Reauthorization Legislation

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten issued the following statement today regarding House passage of the “Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015”: “We applaud the House and Senate for working together to create legislation that will enable U.S. businesses to be more competitive globally by unleashing the […]

U.S. Chamber Comments on USTR Special 301 Report

U.S. Chamber Comments on USTR Special 301 Report

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Executive Vice President Mark Elliot issued the following statement regarding the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) 2014 Special 301 Report, which identifies markets that fail to provide adequate and effective intellectual property (IP) rights protection.