Global Intellectual Property Center

Tag Archives: safety

Celebrating the “Good Guys” of IP

Celebrating the “Good Guys” of IP

Image: Ian Wagreich / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The often unseen value of intellectual property (IP) was heralded at the Chamber’s IP Champions conference and awards today. Hosted by the Global Intellectual Property Center, the event honored creators, innovators, and protectors, celebrating IP and, at the same time, questioning its future.

IP Delivers Safety Around The World

IP Delivers Safety Around The World

Image: (c) Aaron Smethurst

The GIPC recently participated in the Seventh Annual Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy. Chaired by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and convened by INTERPOL and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the meeting featured over 850 delegates from more than 100 countries.

The Real Contagion? Fake Drugs Pose Real Health Threat

The Real Contagion? Fake Drugs Pose Real Health Threat

Image: ©iStockphoto.com/IGphotography

It’s like a scene from a Hollywood movie. A disease that most Americans think of as something exclusive to the third world comes to the U.S. The drugs that have long been used to treat the disease are resistant. The epidemic begins.

It’s not as far-fetched as it should be.