Protect Your Intellectual Property; Stop Trade in Fakes
Intellectual property rights (IPR) encourage the innovation and creativity that are fundamental to sustained economic growth. This booklet, part of the federal government's Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy (STOP!), provides basic information on how to obtain and enforce intellectual property rights both domestically and abroad. Complete contact information is given for all of the federal agencies responsible for copyright registration, patent and trademark protection, and border enforcement.
(November 2005; 12 pages)
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