Below are some of many websites that may help you learn more about Intellectual Property Issues and Enforcement.


Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition

The IACC is the world's largest non-profit organization devoted solely to protecting intellectual property and deterring counterfeiting.

Global Intellectual Property Center

The GIPC is leading a worldwide effort to champion intellectual property rights as vital to creating jobs, saving lives, advancing global economic growth, and generating breakthrough solutions to global challenges.

Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator

This office coordinates federal agencies in protecting the ideas and creations of America.

United States Patent And Trade Office, Department Of Commerce

The USPTO is the Federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. It promotes the stronger and more effective IP protection around the world.

United States Copyright Office, Library Of Congress

The USCO allows registration of original works of art including literary, dramatic, musical, architectural, cartographic, choreographic, pantomimic, pictorial, graphic, sculptural, and audiovisual creations.

United States Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy (STOP!)

The International Trade Administration’s website provides information on promoting trade and investment, strengthening the competitiveness of US industry, and ensuring fair trade and legal compliance.

Safe Medicines

The Partnership for Safe Medicines is a group formed to create policies, procedures, and programs to protect consumers from counterfeit or contraband medicines.


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