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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. — U.S. Chamber Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) President and CEO David Hirschmann released the following statement today in response to the release of USTR’s Notorious Markets list: “Today’s report on notorious markets demonstrates the real threat counterfeiting and piracy pose for legitimate businesses around the world. Earlier reports by the OECD and […]

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 of Commerce Issues Consumer Alert Tips For Avoiding Dangerous Fakes Online

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Issues Consumer Alert Tips For Avoiding Dangerous Fakes Online

On Cyber Monday 2012, consumer spending mushroomed to $1.5 billion in online sales, with experts forecasting even more growth in 2013. Unfortunately, illicit websites offering counterfeit goods that appear identical to the genuine products are also growing exponentially, duping holiday shoppers into buying shoddy and sometimes downright dangerous products. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center, which represents a large cross-section of the world’s most innovative and creative businesses, is issuing a consumer safety alert and tips for consumers to avoid purchasing these dangerous fakes.

U.S. Chamber Honors Entrepreneurs, Academics, and Public Officials as “Intellectual Property Champions”

U.S. Chamber Honors Entrepreneurs, Academics, and Public Officials as “Intellectual Property Champions”

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) held its inaugural Intellectual Property (IP) Champions Conference today to highlight significant achievements by innovators, academics, and enforcement agencies to protect jobs, secure consumer safety, advance future innovation, and promote access to new technologies and content.

U.S. Chamber’s “State of IP”: Public Policy Makers around the World Have Taken Steps to Reduce Businesses’ Confidence

U.S. Chamber’s “State of IP”: Public Policy Makers around the World Have Taken Steps to Reduce Businesses’ Confidence

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center’s Executive Vice President Mark Elliot released the following statement today in observance of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s 13th Annual World Intellectual Property Day.