Every innovation that improves lives, advances society, and drives our economy starts with an idea. Strong intellectual property rights—including patents, trademarks, and copyrights—protect and incentivize those ideas. When inventors, researchers, engineers, artists, and entrepreneurs have legal certainty that their work will be protected and rewarded, they can keep the transformative ideas coming. Intellectual property protections also shield consumers from dangerous fake and counterfeit goods, giving people assurances that products—from life-saving medicines to toys—are safe and authentic.
2023 International IP Index
Now in the eleventh edition, the International IP Index benchmarks the IP framework in 55 global economies across 50 unique indicators.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will see global leaders navigate debates over IP waivers.
How a renewed and principled approach to intellectual property is key to unlocking America’s full innovative and creative potential in the 21st century.
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- How Can the U.S. Government Better Protect Companies from CyberattacksHere are some ways government leaders are protecting the United States from cyberattacks that could steal intellectual property and personal data.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce extend joint arrangements to combat the trade of counterfeit goods.
One of the nation’s top law enforcement officials offers her unique perspective on identifying and avoiding counterfeit goods when back-to-school shopping.
Before the first bell of the new school year rings, students, teachers, and families are on the hunt for great deals for back-to-school essentials—but so are counterfeiters looking for their next target.
The Senator refuses to have a hearing on Dr. Bertagnolli's nomination unless the Administration agrees to use new, and unprecedented, government price setting authority over private sector life science innovators.
The Supreme Court recently closed out the 2022-2023 term with a series of high-profile decisions that have dominated headlines.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, on the FY24 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Legislation.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, on the Fiscal Year 2024 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Appropriations, on the Fiscal Year 2024 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Appropriations, on the Fiscal Year 2024 Homeland Security Appropriations bill.