A Fine Line

Instant access to data, content and technology can obscure the fine line between what is private and public.

For many, it makes copying, counterfeits and invention theft surprisingly easy and acceptable.

The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding is an independent non-profit dedicated to bridging the gap between IP awareness and understanding.

CIPU provides an educational framework to facilitate IP literacy, promote freedom of ideas and deter infringement.

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By the Numbers

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Americans are employed in IP-intensive industries

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annual sales of counterfeit and pirated goods

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of ‘Gen Z’ believe it is better to support local counterfeiters

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patents were filed by Chinese companies -- more than twice the U.S.

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