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Football Fans are Getting Iced, But It’s Not How You Think

Football Fans are Getting Iced, But It’s Not How You Think

Knock-off memorabilia and apparel are destined to leave a chill on sports fans of all kinds. But you’re saying to yourself, what gives? A Bronco’s jersey is a jersey and a Seahawk’s sweatshirt is just a sweatshirt. That may be the case… unless it’s fake. Counterfeits, clothing included, are oftentimes made of inferior quality, making what appears to be a warm coat, mittens, etc to in fact be totally useless against the cold.

Copyright Creates Jobs. Period.

Copyright Creates Jobs. Period.

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Imagine the U.S. economy minus the entire state of New York. While such a reality may be to New Jersey’s or the West Coast’s delight, the economic impact stemming from a state the size of New York adds to the U.S. economy as a whole, producing huge contributions to national exports, GDP, and jobs.

The Next Great Copyright Act

The Next Great Copyright Act

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This week, Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and the House Judiciary Intellectual Property subcommittee will begin what is likely to be a multi-year review of U.S. copyright law. As a leading voice in the business community, the Chamber welcomes the discussion regarding the value intellectual property has added both in economic terms with high paying jobs, and for consumers by providing access to amazing new innovations from the creative industry.

Luke, I Am Your GDP

Luke, I Am Your GDP

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1977 called and it wants its GDP revised. In a stunning announcement, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is set to correct a long-standing mismeasurement of the data that gauges the heartbeat of the U.S. economy. This “comprehensive revision” will put the extensive and intensive investments in intellectual property (IP) front and center.

Welcome to the New GIPC

Welcome to the New GIPC

By Trinh Nguyen If you’re not a first time visitor, you may have a noticed a bit has changed here on the virtual manifestation of the Global Intellectual Property Center. Though we may have undergone a minor facelift, the same message lies at our heart: intellectual property is vital to creating jobs, saving lives and […]