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TPP at the Dinner Table

TPP at the Dinner Table

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Currently in Singapore, representatives from twelve countries reflecting a wide range of economic development are sitting at the negotiating table together. If the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is anything like my family at the dinner table, there may be arguments or differences, but at the end of the day we hopefully all leave with camaraderie and satisfaction, whether it’s the meal or in this instance- a trade agreement.

IP Delivers Launches Research Database

IP Delivers Launches Research Database


Yesterday, the GIPC launched our IP Delivers Research Database, which can be found under the resources section of the IP Delivers website. In the database we have collected, categorized, and summarized an assortment of studies which show the important impact IP has on our world.

Is FDI a Four-Letter Word for India?

Is FDI a Four-Letter Word for India?

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India’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) recently released numbers purporting strong international investment in the country’s pharmaceutical sector. The data, which provides a snapshot of the foreign direct investment (FDI) India attracted between April and June of this year, is layered thick with innuendo that recent patent revocations and denials during the same time period have had little effect on India’s investment climate.

New Study Shows Consumers Support Protecting IP

New Study Shows Consumers Support Protecting IP

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Newsflash: intellectual property isn’t just for intellectuals. Do people really know what IP is? The connection between patents and paychecks or trademarks and safety may seem abstract, but according to a new study, the average Joe understands that intellectual property is worth protecting.