by CIO Staff

Feds Move to Help Protect Intellectual Property

Sep 22, 20051 min
IT Leadership

The Commerce Department has announced a program to help U.S. companies protect their intellectual property from counterfeiting and piracy. The New York Times reports that the three-pronged initiative will send experts abroad to track intellectual property abuses, set up training programs here to teach small businesses how to protect their intellectual property, and teach foreign officials about illegal practice.  U.S. business trade groups claim that trade in pirated and counterfeit goods is costing them $250 billion a year. Read more.

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