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U.S. Chamber, INTA Applaud Passage of Senate Resolution on Anti-Counterfeiting

U.S. Chamber, INTA Applaud Passage of Senate Resolution on Anti-Counterfeiting

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) and the International Trademark Association (INTA) applauded the recent Senate passage of S. Res. 542, designating July as National Anti-Counterfeiting Consumer Education and Awareness Month. The resolution recognizes the 70th anniversary of the first federal U.S. trademark law, the Trademark Act of 1946, commonly referred to […]

IP Education Far Beyond the Classroom

IP Education Far Beyond the Classroom

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If I walk down the street on any given day and introduce myself as someone who works in intellectual property, the vast majority of the time I am met with blank stares. So often IP is cast aside as something for the wonkish to sort out. However, as an increasing proportion of our economy depends on IP and as e-commerce breaks down both cyber borders and physical borders, consumer education is becoming even more necessary.

Chamber Applauds White House Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Campaign

Chamber Applauds White House Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Campaign

Statement from Mark Elliot, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber’s Global IP Center

“Today’s introduction of the new anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy public education program demonstrates the White House’s recognition of the enormity of this issue of intellectual property theft, especially perpetuated online by rogue websites. We commend the National Crime Prevention Council, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, and U.S. Department of Justice for standing up for the 19 million Americans employed by IP-intensive industries and the countless consumers threatened by dangerous or malicious goods proffered by foreign rogue sites.