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

Press ReleaseApr 30, 2021 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Response to United States Trade Representative Special 301 Report Examining State of Global Intellectual Property

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Senior Vice President of the U.S. Chamber Global Innovation Policy Center Patrick Kilbride issued the following statement in response to the release of the Special 301 Report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The annual report reviews the global state of intellectual property (IP) rights protection and enforcement.

Above the FoldApr 29, 2021 - 10:45am
Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath at Path Forward

At GIPC’s Innovation Ecosystem Event, Innovators and Creators Share Importance of Intellectual Property

The GIPC's Innovation Ecosystems Event Keynote Session – “The Common Thread" focused on how innovation ecosystems foster innovation.

CommentApr 28, 2021 - 10:00am

Comments in Response to Revision of the EU general pharmaceuticals legislation

The Chamber and its Global Innovation Policy Center appreciate the opportunity to respond to the European Commission IIA on revision of general pharmaceuticals legislation, consistent with our ongoing support for the Commission’s work to remove trade barriers and protect IP. Our comments are attached. 

EventApr 08, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

E-Sports in the U.S.-India Corridor

Join the Chamber's U.S.-India Business Council and Global Innovation Policy Center for the first Indo-US e-Cricket Tournament and a discussion on growth in the e-sports sector.

Above the FoldMar 25, 2021 - 11:00am
Black, female scientist examines slide.

New Report Reveals Improving Intellectual Property Protections Worldwide

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its ninth annual Intellectual Property (IP) Index, revealing IP protection improved worldwide.

Press ReleaseMar 24, 2021 - 10:45am

Intellectual Property Key to Economic Recovery and Defeating Coronavirus, New Report Shows

U.S. Chamber releases ninth annual International IP Index as intellectual property (IP) takes center stage in combatting the global pandemic 

ReportMar 24, 2021 - 9:00am
The 2021 IP Index Report Cover

2020 International IP Index

The U.S. Chamber International IP Index benchmarks the IP framework in 53 global markets, representing over 90% of global GDP. The IP Index evaluates the ecosystem in each economy across 50 unique indicators which industry believes represent economies with the most effective IP systems. The IP Index serves as a roadmap for policymakers who seek to support innovation, creativity, and economic growth through more robust IP policy.

Above the FoldMar 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
Lab work

America’s R&D Leadership Is in Peril - Here’s How We Can Save It

We need bipartisan action now to help our nation mitigate the effects of COVID-19.

Press ReleaseMar 02, 2021 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Statement on Proposed WTO IP Rights Waiver 


EventFeb 16, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Equality of Opportunity in Action: Bridging the Racial Gap for COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccines

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Equality of Opportunity Initiative in partnership with the Chamber’s Discover & Deliver campaign, invites you to Equality of Opportunity in Action: Bridging the Racial Gap for COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccines on Tuesday, February 16 at 1:00 PM EST.