“According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, IPR theft costs at least $200 billion per year and the loss of at least 750,000 U.S. jobs. IPR theft also increases safety and health risks, impacting a wide range of industry sectors such as manufacturing, consumer goods, technology, software Intellectual property rights include copyrights and pharmaceuticals, trademarks, patents, industrial designs, and trade secrets. USPTO issues patents and registers trademarks to inventors, authors of written works, and creators to protect their intellectual property rights in the United States. USPTO also promotes IPR protection and enforcement domestically and abroad by conducting outreach and training activities to foster respect for IPR, working to secure strong IPR provisions in international agreements, and encouraging strong IPR enforcement by U.S. trading partners to deter intellectual property theft.”
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