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How the TPP Just Got Sexier

How the TPP Just Got Sexier

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I’ve got news for you, folks. After last week’s election- trade just got sexier. Post-election headlines coalesced around trade policy, dubbing it one of the few areas—if not the single area— where we could see bipartisan engagement in the short term:

Building a Global Community of First Markets

Building a Global Community of First Markets

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Today, many innovative products—technology, software, life-saving medicines—see an unnecessarily limited initial introduction to those few countries where high-standard intellectual property laws provide protection from copycatting and piracy. As a result, businesses, consumers, and patients in many of the world’s countries have limited or second-hand access to innovations that frequently improve quality of life—which can sometimes mean the difference between life and death.

Crunch Time at the TPP

Crunch Time at the TPP

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After nearly four years, 19 negotiating rounds, and the expansion of the negotiating table to include 12 countries, the United States is in the end-game of one of the most comprehensive and ambitious trade agreement the world has ever seen. But as the text is negotiated and areas of contention are ironed out, we must keep in mind that innovation is the bread and butter of the U.S. economy.

IP Creates Jobs for America

IP Creates Jobs for America

Intellectual property is a proven driver of U.S. economic growth. In a first-of-its-kind report, the GIPC found that IP creates jobs, spurs R&D, exports, and output in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Click here for the executive summary and please visit www.IPCreatesJobs.com for our individual state fact sheets.