On Monday, April 2, a bipartisan group of senators from the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship sent a letter to the FTC encouraging the agency to strongly consider a request from the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) for increased support in the fight against I.P. theft of American manufacturing information technology (IT). The letter also discussed the importance of innovation and manufacturing to the U.S. economy and noted how detrimental I.P. theft is to small businesses.
CREATe.org is encouraged to see an increased focus on intellectual property rights and a growing appreciation for the vital role innovation and creativity continue to play in strengthening the U.S. economy.