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U.S. Chamber Honors Entrepreneurs, Academics, and Public Officials as “Intellectual Property Champions”

U.S. Chamber Honors Entrepreneurs, Academics, and Public Officials as “Intellectual Property Champions”

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) held its inaugural Intellectual Property (IP) Champions Conference today to highlight significant achievements by innovators, academics, and enforcement agencies to protect jobs, secure consumer safety, advance future innovation, and promote access to new technologies and content.

Guess Who Isn’t Paying Taxes

Guess Who Isn’t Paying Taxes

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While most of us begrudgingly stood in line at the post office yesterday to send in our checks to Uncle Sam, there are others who, well, did not. And it’s not because they couldn’t. Some of these tax-adverse “entrepreneurs” raked in anywhere from $120,000 to $10 million, and even $100 million through illicit counterfeiting and piracy operations.

The State of American Business 2013

The State of American Business 2013

With tough economic times holding onto the coattails of 2013, success in the form of entrepreneurship, jobs, innovation, and competitiveness topped the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 American Jobs and Growth Agenda.