Global Innovation Policy Center

To meet the serious criminal and policy threats facing innovators, IP-based industries, and consumers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce created the Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC), which is leading a worldwide effort against the assault on IP.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldMar 06, 2018 - 3:00pm
A mail crate sits in a package bin at the United States Postal Service in Washington, D.C.

What We Know – and What We Don’t – About Counterfeit Goods and Small Parcels

Small parcels are an easy means to distribute fake and often dangerous goods.

ReportFeb 08, 2018 - 6:00pm
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U.S. Chamber International IP Index

The U.S. Chamber’s 2018 International IP Index, with its 40 discrete indicators covering policy, law, regulation, and enforcement, seeks to answer one simple question: Does a given economy’s intellectual property system provide a reliable basis for investment in the innovation and creativity lifecycle?

EventFeb 08, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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2018 International IP Index “Create” Reception

2018 International IP Index ​benchmarks ​the ​IP ​environment ​in ​50 ​global ​economies ​and ​demonstrates ​how ​IP-driven ​innovation ​and ​creativity ​drive ​global ​economic ​competitiveness.

Above the FoldFeb 08, 2018 - 4:00pm
Sixth edition of the U.S. Chamber International IP Index: “Create”

IP Index Shows a Growing Global Commitment to Protecting Intellectual Property

World-changing IP-driven innovation requires teamwork on a global scale.

Press ReleaseFeb 08, 2018 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Releases Sixth Annual International IP Index

Latest Report Ranks Commitment to Innovation for 50 Economies Around the World

Press ReleaseJan 12, 2018 - 5:15pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on USTR Notorious Markets List

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) President and CEO David Hirschmann released the following statement today in response to the release of USTR’s Notorious Markets list: 

EventDec 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
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GIPC’s 11th Annual IP Attaché Roundtable

The program provides a unique opportunity to engage with the assembled IP Attachés for a discussion about recent IP trends.

Above the FoldNov 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
Christmas online shopping

Count Out Counterfeits this Holiday Season: Top Ten Tips to #ShopSafe

This holiday shopping season many Americans will find the perfect gift, but some will end up with more than they bargained for.

Above the FoldNov 20, 2017 - 9:00am
U.S. Chamber IP Champions Gala 2017

Entrepreneurs Hold Keys to the Future

During National Entrepreneurship Month, the Chamber honors innovators by promoting policies that protect and prioritize business creation.

Press ReleaseNov 15, 2017 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber’s GIPC Honors IP Leaders at 2017 IP Champions Gala

Awardees Recognized for Efforts to Promote Innovation and Protect IP Rights Across America and the Globe