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IP Champions: Then and Now

IP Champions: Then and Now

The original IP champions bet that the United States would out-innovate the world—and they were right.

Guess Who Isn’t Paying Taxes – Part II

Guess Who Isn’t Paying Taxes – Part II

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Here we have a little reminder of how the bad guys behind fake purses, pirated software, and counterfeit pills are sticking it to the American people.

The Intellectual Property Spring

The Intellectual Property Spring

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Egyptian society pre-dates the founding of America by roughly 5,000 years. Having to stand on its own with economies that have been established over millenniums, the United States has relied on developing a climate of innovation to help it catch up (and then some) with these long-established empires in just over two centuries.

ICYMI: Helping Small Business Better Protect IP

ICYMI: Helping Small Business Better Protect IP

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The U.S. House Small Business Committee hosted a March 19 briefing on intellectual property (IP) and small business highlighting the fact that entrepreneurs and small businesses play major role in IP industries.

Why The Taco Truck Lady Likes Music

Why The Taco Truck Lady Likes Music

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If you’re in the camp that believes entertainment is a luxury, I’m willing to bet the city of Austin, Texas would respectfully “bless your heart” disagree with you. Music and movie festivals like South by Southwest (SXSW) are a boon for just about every aspect of the local economy.

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