Business Guide to IPR

STOPfakes is dedicated to helping U.S. companies protect their innovations and safely market their products at home and overseas.  Here you will find guidance and resources to help you understand how to register your company's intellectual property and protect it from counterfeiting and piracy.

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Basics

Intellectual property protection is critical to your business' success.  This guide will help you understand types of IPR companies produce, how to protect IPR and how to report and prevent infringement.

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Country Resources

Country IPR Toolkits

Get detailed information on protecting and enforcing IPR in specific markets

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IPR Abroad

Browse a list of country IPR agencies and resources to help you protect you rights overseas

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Industry IPR Resources

Discover industry and professional associations that help U.S. companies protect their innovations from infringement

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