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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.

GIPC Oral Testimony Before The United States Sentencing Commission

GIPC Oral Testimony Before The United States Sentencing Commission

President and CEO, David Hirschmann, testified on behalf of the GIPC before the U.S. Sentencing Committee to urge the adoption of appropriate, deterrent penalties for trade secret theft, including minimum penalties that include some amount of imprisonment. Such measures are necessary to deter crimes that threaten American businesses and competitiveness, and the jobs of American workers.