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Watch It!

Watch It!

By Brian Noyes Countries are being called out for “alarming levels” of online piracy in a new watch list created by a group of Senators and Congressmen who are taking steps to preserve intellectual property rights. Similar in purpose to the USTR Special 301 Priority Watch List, the bi-partisan and bi-cameral International Creativity and Theft-Prevention […]

ICYMI: Business and Congressional Leaders Urge Administration to Address Unfair Indian IP Actions

ICYMI: Business and Congressional Leaders Urge Administration to Address Unfair Indian IP Actions

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If the last few weeks are any indication, concern over Indian intellectual property (IP) and trade practices are reaching a crescendo. Just ahead of Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip, over 200 Members of the House and Senate along with a dozen-plus industry associations are pressing the Administration to address the increasingly deteriorating IP conditions in India.

U.S. Chamber Commends Congressional Support for Strong IP Protections in TPP Negotiations

U.S. Chamber Commends Congressional Support for Strong IP Protections in TPP Negotiations

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) commended Congress for its support of strong protection for America’s intellectual property (IP) in the current trade negotiations, citing a bipartisan letter from 18 members of the House of Representatives to President Obama calling for a high standard IP chapter in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). “A commercially meaningful TPP with the highest level of IP protections will open new markets for American companies and serve as a template for future trade deals in the U.S.-Asia-Pacific region,” said Gina Vetere, executive director for intellectual property promotion at the GIPC. Read more…. 
 

U.S. Chamber Commends Congressional Support for Strong IP Protections in TPP Negotiations

U.S. Chamber Commends Congressional Support for Strong IP Protections in TPP Negotiations

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today commended Congress for its support of strong protection for America’s intellectual property (IP) in the current trade negotiations, citing a bipartisan letter from 18 members of the House of Representatives to President Obama calling for a high standard IP chapter in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). 

“A commercially meaningful TPP with the highest level of IP protections will open new markets for American companies and serve as a template for future trade deals in the U.S.-Asia-Pacific region,” said Gina Vetere, executive director for intellectual property promotion at the GIPC.