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 ReleaseAug 09, 2019 - 2:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on the Health Canada Announcement of Final Amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations

Patrick Kilbride, Sr. Vice President, Global Innovation Policy Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce made the following statement on the Health Canada Announcement of final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations: 

Press ReleaseJul 18, 2019 - 5:00pm

Industry, IP Experts Reveal Harmful Effects of IPI Model on Pharmaceutical Innovation

Research shows IPI model penalizes innovation and reduces access to life-saving drugs

EventJun 18, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

GIPC Releases "Impacts of Digital Piracy on the U.S. Economy"

Online streaming has revolutionized the way people around the world consume content, providing more convenience, savings, and options. With advancement, however, there are also challenges. A new piracy ecosystem has been boosted by the proliferation of piracy devices and apps that deliver unauthorized live television shows and video on demand. This study explores how digital video piracy results in significant losses to the U.S. economy as a whole. Join GIPC, in conjunction with the Creative Rights Caucus, for a reception and the release of our study on illicit streaming, "Impacts of Digital Piracy on the U.S. Economy," on June 18th, 2019 from 3-4 PM at the Rayburn House Office Building.

Above the FoldJun 18, 2019 - 1:00pm
A hand holding a remote control for a video streaming device.

Quick Take: Your Primer on Digital Piracy and Its Impact on the U.S. Economy

Digital video piracy deprives the U.S. economy of at least $29.2 billion in reduced revenue each year.

Press ReleaseJun 18, 2019 - 7:00am

U.S. Chamber Study Shows Significant Impact of Digital Piracy on U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC), in partnership with NERA Economic Consulting, today published a new study, Impacts of Digital Video Piracy on the U.S. Economy, detailing the economic impact digital video piracy has on the U.S. economy.

EventMay 23, 2019 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Graphic for Innovative Nations Event on May 23rd

Innovative Nations: Why USMCA is good for the innovative economies of North America

A discussion about the importance of the IP provisions in the USMCA and the importance of swiftly ratifying the agreement.

Press ReleaseMay 03, 2019 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Statement on the CASE Act

Frank Cullen, Vice President of U.S. Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC), issued the following statement today about the introduction of the Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement Act (CASE Act).

Above the FoldApr 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Domagoj Vida of Croatia heads a ball during the FIFA World Cup final match in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Quick Take: Your Primer on World IP Day and IP’s Role in Sports

IP rights and incentives are what encourage and protect important innovations and mechanisms that power the sports world.

Press ReleaseApr 25, 2019 - 12:00pm

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 2019 Special 301 Report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR):

Press ReleaseApr 08, 2019 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Recognizes Maharashtra Cyber Unit as 2019 IP Champions in India

MUMBAI; April 8, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) hosted “Creative India: Honoring the Legacy, Fostering the Future” to identify ways the U.S. and India can join forces to combat online piracy and protect cross-border innovation and creativity.