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IP Delivers in Brazil

IP Delivers in Brazil

Meet Jorge Avila. As the President of the Brazilian National Industrial Property Office, Mr. Avila is naturally an advocate of strong intellectual property rights. But how, specifically, does IP create jobs and promote a stronger, more competitive Brazilian economy? In our interview with Mr. Avila, he describes how respect for the innovative process is integral to the growth of a variety of sectors in Brazil, from agriculture to biotechnology to tourism.

GUEST POST: Intellectual Property Brings Food to Your Table

GUEST POST: Intellectual Property Brings Food to Your Table

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When you’re sitting down to a home-cooked meal full of fresh ingredients, intellectual property (IP) may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But it should be.

Special 301

Special 301

USTR’s annual Special 301 Report is important for surveying the adequacy and effectiveness of IP rights protection by U.S. trading partners.