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Champions in Intellectual Property: Innovators and Enforcers

Champions in Intellectual Property: Innovators and Enforcers

When we think about intellectual property (IP) issues, it’s easy to focus on the bad guys—the criminal organizations, the plotting foreign governments, the online pirates, the counterfeiters, and the hacktivists—and the dangerous consequences of their illicit activities. They pose very real threats in a global economy. But there’s a positive side to the story that sometimes gets lost in the debate over IP rights.

Celebrating the “Good Guys” of IP

Celebrating the “Good Guys” of IP

Image: Ian Wagreich / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The often unseen value of intellectual property (IP) was heralded at the Chamber’s IP Champions conference and awards today. Hosted by the Global Intellectual Property Center, the event honored creators, innovators, and protectors, celebrating IP and, at the same time, questioning its future.

U.S. Chamber Honors Entrepreneurs, Academics, and Public Officials as “Intellectual Property Champions”

U.S. Chamber Honors Entrepreneurs, Academics, and Public Officials as “Intellectual Property Champions”

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) held its inaugural Intellectual Property (IP) Champions Conference today to highlight significant achievements by innovators, academics, and enforcement agencies to protect jobs, secure consumer safety, advance future innovation, and promote access to new technologies and content.

State of Intellectual Property

State of Intellectual Property

As we celebrate World IP Day, it is worthwhile to review advancements made over the past year and the current “state of intellectual property.” The theme of World IP Day this year, Creativity: The Next Generation, puts into perspective how creativity and innovation will lead the next generation into the future. But how is that creativity and intellectual property being treated in 2013?