Intellectual Property

Our economy is driven by the need to innovate, create, and develop new ways to serve consumers, and industries that rely on intellectual property (IP) play an essential role.

When inventors, researchers, engineers, artists, and entrepreneurs know that their work will be protected and rewarded through strong IP rights—including patents, trademarks, and copyrights—they have the certainty and the incentive to keep the economy-boosting innovations coming. Moreover, IP protections guard consumers against dangerous fakes and counterfeit goods.

Projects and Programs

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseFeb 07, 2019 - 7:00am

Malaysia ranks 24th in U.S. Chamber’s International IP Index

Score Improves from Previous Ranking  

Press ReleaseFeb 07, 2019 - 7:00am

India Climbs Eight Places in Global IP Rankings

India – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released its seventh annual International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, “Inspiring Tomorrow,” which analyzes the IP climate in 50 world economies. The report ranks economies based on 45 unique indicators that are critical to an innovation-led economy supported by robust patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets protection. 

Press ReleaseFeb 07, 2019 - 7:00am

Indonesia ranks 45th on U.S. Chamber’s International IP Index

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released its seventh annual International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, “Inspiring Tomorrow,” which analyzes the IP climate in 50 world economies. The report ranks economies based on 45 unique indicators that are critical to an innovation-led economy supported by robust patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets protection.

Press ReleaseFeb 07, 2019 - 7:00am

Singapore ranks 10th on US Chamber’s International IP Index

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released its seventh annual International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, “Inspiring Tomorrow,” which analyses the IP climate in 50 global economies. The report ranks economies based on 45 unique indicators that are critical to an innovation-led economy supported by robust patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets protection.

Press ReleaseFeb 07, 2019 - 7:00am

U.S. Chamber Releases 2019 International IP Index

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released its International IP Index, “Inspiring Tomorrow,” which assesses the intellectual property (IP) environments of 50 world economies. Covering all forms of IP, the report highlights movement in almost half the Index economies over the last year.

Press ReleaseJan 15, 2019 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber’s GIPC Hires Jonathan Weinberger as Senior Vice President

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) announced today that Jonathan Weinberger will join the group as Senior Vice President, leading and overseeing GIPC’s full program of work as it aims to tackle a range of emerging threats to intellectual property driven innovation.  

Press ReleaseJan 11, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Launches New Innovation Initiative at India’s Raisina Dialogue

NEW DELHI—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) launched a new innovation initiative at the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi.

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):

EventSep 24, 2018 - 8:00am to 6:00pm

The New Digital Economy: Creating Thailand-U.S. Commercial Opportunities

Focusing on this next stage of Thailand’s development, we will explore the frameworks and policy needed to promote the growth of cutting edge industries.