Innovation is America’s backbone.

It creates jobs here and improves lives everywhere.

Let’s protect it.

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Patents Save Lives

From diagnostics to therapeutics and vaccines, patent rights underpin the innovations responsible for saving millions of lives during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

IP Fosters Economic Growth

IP-intensive sectors, from film and music to high-tech manufacturing and life sciences, employ 45 million Americans and account for over one-third of total U.S. GDP.

IP Rights Tackle Global Challenges

Strong patent rights facilitate pioneering discoveries that are fit to address today's energy security, climate change, and public health concerns.

IP Rights Drive High-Value Creative Industries

Strong IP rights, from copyrights to trademarks, incentivize the development of creative works that fuel the economy and benefit the general public.

Predictable and high-quality intellectual property rights have propelled America’s innovative leadership ever since they were enshrined in the Constitution.

C4IP Letter RE: SHOP SAFE Act, 6/13/2024

Stories of IP in Action


Inventor Spotlight: Ivan Getting

This month, C4IP is celebrating Ivan Getting, who made possible the invention of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and transformed the way that people around the world travel and do business. Getting was born in 1912 in New York City and studied at MIT ...

C4IP Coalition Updates: May 2024

C4IP accomplished a lot during the month of May! Here’s a roundup of what our Coalition has been doing over the past month. May Highlights: Debunking Patent Myths As drug prices continue to be a focus for federal policymakers, anti-IP ...

This Month in IP: May 2024

Strong, consistent IP protections throughout U.S. history enabled the creation of the innovative and useful technologies that we use regularly today. From communication to transportation, every aspect of our lives has benefited greatly from IP, as shown by these historical ...
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