Matt Weinberg is a White House appointee in the U.S. Small Business Administration, where he serves as a Special Advisor in the Office of Investment and Innovation.
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The genius and creativity of American scientists and inventors has long kept the United States at the forefront of innovation and helped to drive U.S. economic success.
The federal government s role in this effort often involves providing seed money for research and experimentation and, increasingly, in protecting American intellectual property IP rights in the global marketplace.
Left unchecked, infringement on IP has the potential to negate such investment and stifle future innovation.
The International Trade Commission ITC is a government agency with an important role in ensuring U.S. companies get a fair shake when it comes to protecting IP rights.