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GIPC International Intellectual Property Index Map: Charting the Course

GIPC International Intellectual Property Index Map: Charting the Course


The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) unveiled its 2014 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, a survey of 25 countries with diverse economies reflected in varying market size, level of development, and geography.

U.S. Chamber’s Global IP Center Unveils 2014 International Intellectual Property Index

U.S. Chamber’s Global IP Center Unveils 2014 International Intellectual Property Index

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today unveiled its 2014 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, a survey of 25 countries with diverse economies reflected in varying market size, level of development, and geography. Charting the Course provides an empirically-based measurement and comparison of the IP environments of each country.

NAFTA at 20: Unfinished Business

NAFTA at 20: Unfinished Business

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The 20th anniversary of NAFTA has put trade within the North American region back in the spotlight, highlighting the importance of free trade and ensuring the right, comprehensive rules in these agreements. Yesterday before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Mark Elliot, executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) provided testimony on key intellectual property (IP) matters related to NAFTA and the North American region.

U.S. Chamber’s Elliot Testified on NAFTA and Intellectual Property Issues with Canada

U.S. Chamber’s Elliot Testified on NAFTA and Intellectual Property Issues with Canada

Today, Mark Elliot, executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere at a hearing titled, “NAFTA at Twenty: Accomplishments, Challenges, and the Way Forward.” Elliot spoke about intellectual property matters related to NAFTA, particularly industry concerns with Canada’s current IP systems, and opportunities for improvement in 2014.