February 18, 2011

U.S. Chamber Commends Congressional Support for Strong IP Protections in TPP Negotiations

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) commended Congress for its support of strong protection for America’s intellectual property (IP) in the current trade negotiations, citing a bipartisan letter from 18 members of the House of Representatives to President Obama calling for a high standard IP chapter in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). “A commercially meaningful TPP with the highest level of IP protections will open new markets for American companies and serve as a template for future trade deals in the U.S.-Asia-Pacific region,” said Gina Vetere, executive director for intellectual property promotion at the GIPC. Read more…. 

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