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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.

VIDEO: IP Champion, Rocker Says We’re all Copyright Holders

VIDEO: IP Champion, Rocker Says We’re all Copyright Holders

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In his 30-plus year career, musician, advocate, blogger, and University of Georgia lecturer David Lowery never expected to be at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to receive an award for IP advocacy.

2014 Intellectual Property Champions Awarded at 2nd Annual IP Champions Conference

2014 Intellectual Property Champions Awarded at 2nd Annual IP Champions Conference

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today honored innovators, creators, and defenders of intellectual property (IP) at the 2nd Annual IP Champions Conference in recognition of their significant contributions to promoting and protecting IP. Today’s event and the 2014 awardees demonstrated the positive impact IP has on the innovative process across a diverse array of businesses, and its role in safeguarding the marketplace for consumers.

IP Education Far Beyond the Classroom

IP Education Far Beyond the Classroom

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If I walk down the street on any given day and introduce myself as someone who works in intellectual property, the vast majority of the time I am met with blank stares. So often IP is cast aside as something for the wonkish to sort out. However, as an increasing proportion of our economy depends on IP and as e-commerce breaks down both cyber borders and physical borders, consumer education is becoming even more necessary.