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Congress Must Act to Support Legitimate Trade and American Jobs

Congress Must Act to Support Legitimate Trade and American Jobs

American consumers enjoy access to a wide-range of products from around the world. Many of these products originate right here in the USA and are often the most highly sought-after innovative products and creative works in the marketplace. From blockbuster films and chart-topping sound recordings, to life-saving drugs and the latest computers and software, America […]

Counterfeiting: It’s not pretty.

Counterfeiting: It’s not pretty.

By Kasie Gorosh Beauty products for sale online seem harmless. But, with the click of a mouse, consumers are often getting much more than they bargained for. In fact, after rat droppings, human urine and arsenic were recently found in seized counterfeit goods, the City of London Police warned consumers about the many risks associated […]

Copyrights Help Keep Your Privates Private

Copyrights Help Keep Your Privates Private

This week’s massive photo-hacking scandal brought an uncomfortable kind of exposure to public figures who typically embrace the media spotlight. Even those who believe that celebrities too often benefit from a double-standard recoiled in disgust this week over allegations that hundreds of private nude and risqué photos had been posted online.

IPEC Key to Protecting Consumers and Jobs

IPEC Key to Protecting Consumers and Jobs

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By Frank Cullen Investments in intellectual property fuels the innovation and creativity that drives remarkable economic growth and provides consumers with products and services that enhance their lives and thrill their senses. The White House has demonstrated its commitment to protecting intellectual property with its announcement today of a nomination for a new intellectual property […]

What Do Al Capone and Fake Sunglasses Have in Common?

What Do Al Capone and Fake Sunglasses Have in Common?

By Brian Noyes Walking into the Crime Museum in downtown Washington, D.C., visitors have been faced with some of the most nefarious crooks of all time. Now, they can also find some of the most nefarious “fakes” of all time. But why is the familiar home to Bonnie and Clyde and Ted Bundy now hosting […]