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Patent Protection Tops Agenda for U.S-Canadian Bilateral Ties

Patent Protection Tops Agenda for U.S-Canadian Bilateral Ties

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On Monday, Ambassador Bruce Heyman made his first official public speech since assuming the role of U.S. Ambassador to Canada. In his remarks, the Ambassador touted the great importance of the U.S.-Canadian relationship, which accounts for $734 billion in bilateral annual trade. However, the Ambassador also spoke about another issue which is on the minds of both Americans and Canadians alike: the protection of intellectual property rights.

Is Our Friendly Neighbor to the North Friendly on IP?

Is Our Friendly Neighbor to the North Friendly on IP?

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Yesterday, Ambassador Bruce Heyman officially assumed his duties as the new U.S. Ambassador to Canada. As the Ambassador begins his new role, it is critical that protecting and enforcing intellectual property (IP) remain at the top of the U.S. agenda in Canada.

Navigating the Global Economy: We’ve Found Your Map

Navigating the Global Economy: We’ve Found Your Map

With the onset of global trade, economies that are oceans apart, both literally and figuratively, are trying to figure out how to navigate the global economy. While some nations appear to be sailing smoothly, others are commandeering rough seas feeling every ebb and flow of development.

U.S. Chamber’s Global IP Center Unveils 2014 International Intellectual Property Index

U.S. Chamber’s Global IP Center Unveils 2014 International Intellectual Property Index

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today unveiled its 2014 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, a survey of 25 countries with diverse economies reflected in varying market size, level of development, and geography. Charting the Course provides an empirically-based measurement and comparison of the IP environments of each country.