US Chamber: Strategy Needed To Curb Piracy, Counterfeit Goods
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday will urge the Obama administration to more aggressively protect companies' intellectual-property rights by cracking down on Internet piracy and the exchange of counterfeit goods.
The chamber held a roundtable discussion on Thursday, where it outlined its agenda regarding intellectual-property rights. The chamber sent letters to Congress and President Barack Obama with suggestions and called on the administration to outline its strategies by this summer.
“A government-wide national intellectual property strategy should be a fundamental part of our nation’s job strategy,” said David Hirschmann, the head of the Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center.