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 ReleaseJun 21, 2018 - 3:15pm

U.S. Chamber Releases Study on Intellectual Property in the Global Sports Economy

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released a new study, “Leveraging Intellectual Property in the Global Sports Economy,” which outlines the central role of intellectual property (IP) in the modern sports industry.

LetterMay 15, 2018 - 11:15am

S. 2823, the "Music Modernization Act"

This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of S. 2823, the “Music Modernization Act.”

Press ReleaseApr 27, 2018 - 5:30pm

U.S. Chamber Welcomes USTR Special 301 Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President of the Global Innovation Policy Center Patrick Kilbride issued the following statement in response to the release of the 2018 Special 301 Report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR):

LetterApr 25, 2018 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Key Vote Letter: H.R. 5447, the "Music Modernization Act"

This Key Vote letter was sent to member of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of H.R. 5447, the “Music Modernization Act.”  

EventApr 11, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Investing in American Innovation

Investing in American Innovation

The U.S. Chamber’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC), in partnership with the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, hosted “Investing in American Innovation,” a conference focused on the impact of U.S. patent policy on the domestic innovation ecosystem. The program includes a keynote address by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Andrei Iancu and a fireside chat with U.S. Circuit Judge Kimberly Moore. U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley also speak at the event.

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
GIPC IP Index Cover Image 2018

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
IP Champions Event Graphic

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