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IP Champion in the News: Rocker Tells Chinese Musicians: Fight For Your Rights

IP Champion in the News: Rocker Tells Chinese Musicians: Fight For Your Rights

By Ashley Mergen In case you missed it, GIPC 2014 IP Champions continue to make the news. Last week, musician David Lowery’s (of Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven fame) recent effort to empower and educate Chinese musicians to fight piracy was profiled in the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Lowery toured China this week both to […]

VIDEO: IP Champion, Rocker Says We’re all Copyright Holders

VIDEO: IP Champion, Rocker Says We’re all Copyright Holders

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In his 30-plus year career, musician, advocate, blogger, and University of Georgia lecturer David Lowery never expected to be at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to receive an award for IP advocacy.

IP Education Far Beyond the Classroom

IP Education Far Beyond the Classroom

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If I walk down the street on any given day and introduce myself as someone who works in intellectual property, the vast majority of the time I am met with blank stares. So often IP is cast aside as something for the wonkish to sort out. However, as an increasing proportion of our economy depends on IP and as e-commerce breaks down both cyber borders and physical borders, consumer education is becoming even more necessary.