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 ReleaseOct 31, 2018 - 3:00am

U.S. and Indian Business Organizations Launch Dialogue on IP Collaboration

New Delhi, India – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), in partnership with the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-India Business Council, launched a new dialogue around a solutions-driven approach to intellectual property (IP) policy, innovation, and inclusive growth. The dialogue brings together leaders from the U.S. and Indian government and the Indo-U.S. business community in New Delhi.

Press ReleaseSep 25, 2018 - 5:15pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Passage of the Music Modernization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) President and CEO David Hirschmann issued the following statement today regarding the passage of the Music Modernization Act (MMA):

Press ReleaseSep 13, 2018 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center Celebrates IP Leaders at 2018 Champions Gala

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) last night hosted its 6th annual IP Champions event, Ideas in Bloom, to showcase how intellectual property fuels innovation, creativity, and competition in the United States and across the globe. The event brought together policymakers, healthcare professionals, the entertainment industry, academia, law enforcement, and technology experts to celebrate those who generate jobs, encourage innovation and creativity, ensure safety, and promote access to new products and services.

EventSep 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Key graphic for IP Champions Gala

2018 IP Champions Gala

The IP Champions Gala recognizes America’s creators & innovators—in fields from fashion to film, tech to medicine—who have captured our imaginations, enriched our lives, created jobs, and helped make our economy the most diverse and dynamic in the world.

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.