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.
- 4 Things to Know About Intellectual Property and COVID-19 VaccinesIntellectual property enabled the discovery of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s why calls to waive IP rights would undermine medical innovation and our ability to respond to the next pandemic.
- Intellectual Property: A Primer for BusinessesIssues surrounding intellectual property rights in the U.S. have a significant impact on the business community. Here’s what businesses need to know.
- 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.
The U.S. Chamber’s Global Innovation Policy Center champions innovation and creativity through intellectual property standards so businesses can save lives, solve problems, create jobs, advance growth, and enhance society. Our work to protect strong intellectual property rights begins in Washington, D.C., and extends to countries across the globe.
Learn about ways government leaders are protecting the United States from cyberattacks that could steal intellectual property and personal data.
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- InternationalCEO Summit of the AmericasWednesday, June 08 - Thursday, June 0908:00 AM EDT - 06:00 PM EDT
- InternationalUSIBC 2022 Technology Summit - Innovation Fueled ProsperityTuesday, June 21 - Thursday, June 2312:00 AM EDT - 12:00 AM EDT
- InternationalU.S. Chamber of Commerce Delegation to Israel's Cyber WeekSunday, June 26 - Thursday, June 3012:00 AM EDT - 12:00 AM EDT
- Dec 09, 20214 Things to Know About Intellectual Property and COVID-19 Vaccines
Intellectual property enabled the discovery of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s why calls to waive IP rights would undermine medical innovation and our ability to respond to the next pandemic.
- Nov 22, 2021Unbox Real Happiness: Don’t Let Counterfeit Goods Ruin Your Holidays
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Customs and Border Protection team up to launch the ‘Shop Smart’ campaign to protect consumers and businesses from counterfeit goods.
- Nov 17, 202110 Tips to Spot Counterfeit and Fake Goods While Holiday Shopping
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.
- Nov 02, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on the Nomination of Christopher S. Wilson to be the Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator at USTR
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Finance on Christopher S. Wilson’s nomination as the Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).
- Oct 12, 2021Medical Innovation Happens Across America
America is where innovation thrives, and cutting-edge medicine is no exception. Right now, scientists are conducting more than 140,000 clinical trials across all 50 states to explore the potential of the therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, and cures we need to fight disease—from coronavirus to cancer.
- Sep 15, 2021Intellectual Property: A Primer for Businesses
Issues surrounding intellectual property rights in the U.S. have a significant impact on the business community. Here’s what businesses need to know.
- Sep 02, 2021Novo Nordisk Solutions During the Pandemic
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Novo Nordisk recognized that patients, employees, and the community would be impacted in new and unique ways. The company focused on three key priorities:
- Aug 25, 2021ALI Must Retract its Restatement on Copyright
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, countless people have found solace and even joy in the creative output of musicians, filmmakers, video-game creators, artists, and performers. While these creators’ individual innovations are unique, their dependence on copyright unites them. Copyright safeguards their creations’ value in the marketplace and protects them from malicious reproduction.
- Aug 12, 2021U.S. Chamber: Administration’s Price Controls on Drugs Will Leave America Unprepared for Next Pandemic
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley released the following statement today after the White House announcement on drug pricing: