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India: Strengthen IP or Miss Opportunity

India: Strengthen IP or Miss Opportunity

India’s dedication to innovation was called into question today at an event hosted by the GIPC. At the event, Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and John Larson (D-CT) expanded on the comments made in their letter to President Obama expressing concern over the deteriorating intellectual property system in India. In fact, Reps. Paulsen and Larson represent a broader congressional concern of the potential investment and trade consequences Indian industrialist policy is posing to American innovators, industry, and the economy:

ICYMI: Business and Congressional Leaders Urge Administration to Address Unfair Indian IP Actions

ICYMI: Business and Congressional Leaders Urge Administration to Address Unfair Indian IP Actions

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If the last few weeks are any indication, concern over Indian intellectual property (IP) and trade practices are reaching a crescendo. Just ahead of Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip, over 200 Members of the House and Senate along with a dozen-plus industry associations are pressing the Administration to address the increasingly deteriorating IP conditions in India.