Chamber Study Highlights West Virginia’s Innovative Contributions
U.S. Chamber Releases Study on Importance of Intellectual Property in All 50 States
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today released a report highlighting West Virginia’s contributions to America’s innovation economy. This study is part of GIPC’s State Fact Sheets, which provide a look at the roles innovation and creativity play in each state. The report highlights local companies and facts demonstrating how innovation and creativity—which are safeguarded by strong IP rights—serve as a driving force behind economic recovery and future growth.
“Innovation and creativity are vital to West Virginia’s economy,” said Dr. Mark Esper, executive vice president of the Chamber’s GIPC.