Intellectual Property and the U.S. Economy: Industries in Focus

Innovation — the process through which new ideas are generated and successfully introduced in the marketplace — is a primary driver of U.S. economic growth and national competitiveness. Likewise, U.S. companies’ use of trademarks to distinguish their goods and services from those of competitors represents an additional support for innovation, enabling firms to capture market share, which contributes to growth in our economy. The granting and protection of intellectual property rights is vital to promoting innovation and creativity and is an essential element of our free-enterprise, market-based system.

Counterfeit Auto Parts

PSA for counterfeit auto parts.

2017 Special 301 Report

2017 Special 301 Report, published by the Office of the United States Trade Representative

Pirated Movies Cost Jobs Print Ad

The National Crime Prevention Council, in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs and U.S. Department of Justice, has launched a campaign against intellectual property theft. The campaign consists of video public service announcements, radio spots, printed signs and brochures.