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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

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. 

10 Tips to Spot Counterfeit and Fake Goods While Holiday Shopping

10 Tips to Spot Counterfeit and Fake Goods While Holiday Shopping

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Worldwide trade in counterfeit and fake goods amounts to more than $500 billion each year. With the holiday shopping season about to kick off, here are some ways to avoid fake goods and shop smart.

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How the Government Can Help Protect Intellectual Property and Personal Data

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Learn about ways government leaders are protecting the United States from cyberattacks that could steal intellectual property and personal data.

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