Patrick Kilbride

Senior Vice President

Patrick Kilbride is senior vice president of the Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. There he oversees the center’s domestic, multilateral, and international programs and leads GIPC’s policy work to promote intellectual property-driven innovation and creativity. Previously, Kilbride was executive director of Americas Strategic Policy Initiatives and executive vice president of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean (AACCLA) in the Chamber’s International Division.

Kilbride served in the Executive Office of the President during the George W. Bush administration as deputy assistant U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) for intergovernmental affairs & public liaison. At USTR, he worked with state and local officials, business organizations, and non-governmental organizations to advance the president’s trade policy agenda.

Earlier in his career, Kilbride held various private sector roles advocating on behalf of business for rule of law and market openings through free trade agreements.

He is a graduate of The George Washington University and resides with his family in Alexandria, Virginia.



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“Waiving drug companies' intellectual property rights risks setting a bad precedent for future investment in new drugs. And that risk may not be worth it without additional steps to meaningfully increase the availability of shots across the world.”

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