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  • Celebrating Ingenuity & Innovation During Women’s History Month

    March 28, 2017

    Courtney Paul It’s windshield wipers and stem cell isolation techniques, or ice cream and Kevlar: the work of women innovators makes our world possible. In recognition of March as Women’s History Month, the U.S. Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) is honoring women who harness the power of IP to invent, create, and effect change. These […]

  • U.S. Chamber Supports Congressional Copyright Office Bill

    March 23, 2017

    Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 7:30pm WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President of the Global Intellectual Property Center Mark Elliot released the following statement in support of the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act, the result of a bipartisan, bicameral effort led by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking […]

  • U.S. Chamber Statement on Eli Lilly v. Canada Patent Ruling

    March 21, 2017

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – 4:30pm WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of International Intellectual Property Patrick Kilbride today responded to a NAFTA tribunal ruling on a patent dispute between pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and the Canadian government: “This was a narrow decision that declined to rule on the legal merits of Canada’s “promise” […]

  • GIPC 2017 Young Leaders Forum

    February 28, 2017

    Monday, March 6, 2017 – 12:00pm to 1:30pm U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1615 H Street NW Washington, DC 20062 See map: Google Maps The Global Intellectual Property Center will host a Young Leaders Forum at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to address the importance of protecting intellectual property (IP). The forum will focus on IP’s […]

  • IP: The Roots of Innovation

    February 10, 2017

    Thomas J. Donohue The United States has long been one of the most innovative nations on earth. Many of the technological breakthroughs and cutting-edge ideas that drive global economic growth come from our shores. So what sets us apart? The roots of American innovation can be found in our strong intellectual property (IP) protections, which […]

  • U.S. Still at Top of the Heap for IP Protection

    February 8, 2017

    Sean Hackbarth Photo via iStock Dallas-based startup NoiseAware invented what it calls, “smoke detectors for noise.” They’re sound sensors placed in a rental property that notifies the owner if vacation renters are getting too loud.   The company’s patent-pending technology is so impressive that NoiseAware is now partnering with Expedia’s HomeAway , one of the world’s […]

  • U.S. Chamber Releases Index on World IP Policies

    February 7, 2017

    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 – 8:00am New Research Reveals Trends in 45 Economies Around the World WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released its 5th annual International IP Index, “The Roots of Innovation,” rating 45 world economies on patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, enforcement, and international treaties. The economies benchmarked in the 2017 Index account for […]

  • 2017 State of American Business Address

    January 10, 2017

    Wednesday, January 11, 2017 – 9:30am Download the speech text   Address by THOMAS J. DONOHUE President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery   The Economic Outlook             Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for joining us today.             At this moment of significant transition for our country, […]

  • 2017 International IP Index: The Roots of Innovation

    January 3, 2017

    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 – 9:00am to 10:30am U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1615 H Street NW Washington, DC 20062 See map: Google Maps Intellectual property is a catalyst for the growth of knowledge-based economies. On February 8, GIPC will release the fifth edition of the U.S. Chamber International IP Index, “The Roots of Innovation,” which […]

  • U.S. Chamber Statement on USTR Notorious Markets List

    December 21, 2016

    Wednesday, December 21, 2016 – 2:15pm WASHINGTON, D.C. — David Hirschmann, president & CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center, today released the following statement in response to the release of the 2016 Notorious Markets List from United States Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman: “Today’s report on notorious markets underscores the growing […]

  • Chamber Snapshots: The Fourth Quarter of 2016 in Photos

    December 20, 2016

    Carrie Brooks Tom Donohue introduced Speaker Paul Ryan at the “This Way Up” Economic Summit Photo credit: Ian Wagreich / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The final few months of the year brought an abundance of events for the U.S. Chamber. From visiting heads of state to visiting rock stars, the Chamber engaged with wide and diverse […]