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U.S. Chamber Applauds New Law Defending Trade Secrets

U.S. Chamber Applauds New Law Defending Trade Secrets

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today applauded President Obama’s signing of the “Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016” into law. The Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) worked with more than 40 associations and companies in support of the bipartisan legislation, which previously passed in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives with nearly […]

Trade Secrets

Trade Secrets

What are trade secrets? Most people who enjoy an ice-cold Coca-Cola or marvel at the clarity of their big screen TV don’t spend much time thinking about how those products were made. But the companies that produce these and other popular products spend a great deal of time developing and protecting the secret recipe, formula, […]

Stealing America’s trade secrets

Stealing America’s trade secrets

American innovation has brought consumers across the globe many of the cutting edge products and technologies that have, quite literally, changed the world. From life-saving medicines to computer software to incredibly efficient ways to generate energy, American companies are at the forefront of the “innovation economy” and the creators of millions of domestic jobs.