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Council for Innovation Promotion Statement on IRA Price Negotiation List

WASHINGTON (August 29, 2023) — Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the initial 10 prescription drugs subject to price controls under the Inflation Reduction Act. Frank Cullen, executive director of the Council for Innovation Promotion, issued the following statement regarding the development: “Today’s announcement marks a concerning turn for America’s intellectual property

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The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) and University of Maryland Host Roundtable on PG County Innovation Ecosystem With Rep. Glenn Ivey (MD-4)

COLLEGE PARK, MD (July 24, 2023) — Today, the Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) and the University of Maryland will host a roundtable event featuring special guest Congressman Glenn F. Ivey, who represents Maryland’s fourth district, along with local entrepreneurs, engineers, venture capitalists, and experts in intellectual property. Participants will discuss ways Prince George’s County

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Council for Innovation Promotion Launches Grant Program for IP Scholarship

WASHINGTON (June 28, 2023) – Today, the Council for Innovation Promotion announced the creation of a grant program for intellectual property research, scholarship, and writings. The program will advance C4IP’s mission to provide lawmakers data-driven recommendations to inform IP policy. “Fact-based discussions are a prerequisite for the formation of any new legislative policy,” said Jamie

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The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) Commends Introduction of PREVAIL Act in the U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON (June 27, 2023) — Today, Representatives Ken Buck and Deborah Ross introduced the Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership (PREVAIL) Act. Last week, Senators Chris Coons and Thom Tillis introduced complementary legislation in the U.S. Senate. C4IP strongly supports the PREVAIL Act, which would make long-overdue reforms to the Patent Trial and

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The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) Applauds Senators Tillis and Coons’ Introduction of Bills to Kickstart American Innovation

WASHINGTON (June 22, 2023) — Today, Senators Thom Tillis and Chris Coons introduced two complementary bills to strengthen intellectual property rights in the United States. C4IP strongly supports these bills, as they would act as vital safeguards to Americans’ constitutionally enshrined IP rights. One bill seeks to reform a recent administrative review process of issued

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Council for Innovation Promotion Announces New Director of Outreach and Development: Peter Krug

WASHINGTON (June 8, 2023) — The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) is pleased to announce that Peter Krug has joined as Director of Outreach and Development. “C4IP is delighted to welcome a Washington policy veteran and expert in intellectual property to our ranks,” said Frank Cullen, executive director of C4IP. “Peter’s expertise will be invaluable

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Council for Innovation Promotion Honors Women Inventors on World IP Day

WASHINGTON (April 26, 2023) — Today, the Council for Innovation Promotion released the following statement to commemorate this year’s World Intellectual Property Day, which is focused on “Women and IP”: “Each year, World IP Day provides a chance to celebrate and reflect on the ways intellectual property protections have driven progress and changed our world

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C4IP Board Co-Chairs Transmit Comments to European Commission on Draft SEP Legislation

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2023) — The Council for Innovation Promotion Board Co-Chairs David Kappos and Andrei Iancu, along with several other former U.S. officials, recently sent a letter to the European Commission to raise concerns about draft regulations that threaten U.S. and European innovation, and by extension, the global economy. “If enacted, the proposed regulations

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FY2023 Omnibus Bill Includes Pro-IP Provisions, Avoids IP Landmines

WASHINGTON (December 21, 2022) — Congressional appropriators recently unveiled their $1.7 trillion omnibus funding package, which is likely to face a vote by the end of this week. Frank Cullen, executive director of the Council for Innovation Promotion, released the following statement on the package: “C4IP is pleased that pro-IP provisions were included in the

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Bipartisan Advocacy Coalition From Former Obama and Trump Officials Launches Major Advertising Campaign

WASHINGTON (October 26, 2022) — This week, the Council for Innovation Promotion, a bipartisan coalition dedicated to promoting strong and effective intellectual property rights, launched its first major advertising campaign to highlight the important role Members of Congress play in ensuring the United States maintains its leadership in the innovation economy. C4IP’s digital advertisements will

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Council for Innovation Promotion Statement on IRA Price Negotiation List

WASHINGTON (August 29, 2023) — Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the initial 10 prescription drugs subject to price ...

The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) and University of Maryland Host Roundtable on PG County Innovation Ecosystem With Rep. Glenn Ivey (MD-4)

COLLEGE PARK, MD (July 24, 2023) — Today, the Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) and the University of Maryland will host a ...

With New Policy Agenda, C4IP Calls on Congress to Protect and Enhance U.S. IP Leadership

WASHINGTON (July 11, 2023) — Today, the Council for Innovation Promotion released a policy agenda that, if implemented, would strengthen intellectual property ...

Council for Innovation Promotion Launches Grant Program for IP Scholarship

WASHINGTON (June 28, 2023) – Today, the Council for Innovation Promotion announced the creation of a grant program for intellectual property research, ...

The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) Commends Introduction of PREVAIL Act in the U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON (June 27, 2023) — Today, Representatives Ken Buck and Deborah Ross introduced the Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership ...

The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) Applauds Senators Tillis and Coons’ Introduction of Bills to Kickstart American Innovation

WASHINGTON (June 22, 2023) — Today, Senators Thom Tillis and Chris Coons introduced two complementary bills to strengthen intellectual property rights in ...

Council for Innovation Promotion Announces New Director of Outreach and Development: Peter Krug

WASHINGTON (June 8, 2023) — The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) is pleased to announce that Peter Krug has joined as Director ...

Council for Innovation Promotion Honors Women Inventors on World IP Day

WASHINGTON (April 26, 2023) — Today, the Council for Innovation Promotion released the following statement to commemorate this year’s World Intellectual Property ...

Council for Innovation Promotion Announces New Chief Policy Officer and Counsel: Jamie Simpson

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2023) — The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) is pleased to announce that Ms. Jamie Simpson will join as ...

C4IP Board Co-Chairs Transmit Comments to European Commission on Draft SEP Legislation

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2023) — The Council for Innovation Promotion Board Co-Chairs David Kappos and Andrei Iancu, along with several other former ...

FY2023 Omnibus Bill Includes Pro-IP Provisions, Avoids IP Landmines

WASHINGTON (December 21, 2022) — Congressional appropriators recently unveiled their $1.7 trillion omnibus funding package, which is likely to face a vote ...

Bipartisan Advocacy Coalition From Former Obama and Trump Officials Launches Major Advertising Campaign

WASHINGTON (October 26, 2022) — This week, the Council for Innovation Promotion, a bipartisan coalition dedicated to promoting strong and effective intellectual ...
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