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Quick Quiz: When is the Sequel Better than the Original?

Quick Quiz: When is the Sequel Better than the Original?

Sometimes it’s hard for the sequels to live up to the original. However, in the case of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)’s comprehensive revision of America’s official GDP numbers, the sequel has far outdone the original. The revised numbers, which now take into account the considerable investments of intellectual property (IP)-intensive industries, reveal that research and development and entertainment added $471 billion to the revised $16.2 trillion overall economy.

Is Bollywood India’s Next Greatest Export?

Is Bollywood India’s Next Greatest Export?

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By Jasper MacSlarrow Boasting the largest film industry in the world, the creative sector lies at the heart of the Indian culture and economy. As one of India’s largest employment sectors, an endless array of local professionals from technical, theatrical, and creative backgrounds are helping churn out 1,000 films in more than 20 languages annually. […]

The Next Great Copyright Act

The Next Great Copyright Act

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This week, Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and the House Judiciary Intellectual Property subcommittee will begin what is likely to be a multi-year review of U.S. copyright law. As a leading voice in the business community, the Chamber welcomes the discussion regarding the value intellectual property has added both in economic terms with high paying jobs, and for consumers by providing access to amazing new innovations from the creative industry.

IP: It’s a Woman’s World

IP: It’s a Woman’s World

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Women have excelled at harnessing the potential that IP rights afford them. We’re proud of those who have risen through the ranks, but we’re also proud of those who are still struggling to make their dreams into realities.

India – The Outlier on Intellectual Property

India – The Outlier on Intellectual Property

While India’s economic ascent has been nothing short of miraculous, it is imperative that India take into account the importance of ensuring adequate IP rights as they consider expanding their trade and investment relationships globally.