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#GivingTuesday: A Message from CPIP on Giving Tuesday 2020

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As we enter the holiday season and look ahead to 2021, we hope that you will keep CPIP in mind as you plan your end-of-year giving. Your support is critical to ensuring that CPIP can continue to bring reason and balance to the academic debate on intellectual property (IP) by engaging academics, creators, and innovators in a scholarly dialogue. Through our programs, events, network of scholars, and in-house staff, we have made great strides, but there is more work to be done. CPIP is an academic center and receives neither government funding nor funding from George Mason University, and it is only through the private support of our partners and sponsors that we can fulfill our mission.

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Your contributions help CPIP:

  • Host conferences, roundtables, fellowship meetings, symposia and colloquia, the WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property, and many other programs that promote an ongoing dialogue on the importance of IP rights

  • Continue to build and maintain a community of research scholars and innovation industry stakeholders in the U.S.

  • Produce and support the production of a variety of cutting-edge research, scholarly articles, and policy materials that explore the value of IP and contribute to better-informed policy

  • Employ an in-house staff of directors and communications specialists who work tirelessly to plan and execute CPIP programs and events

  • Maintain and grow an international network of scholars, lawyers, and other professionals dedicated to the scholarly analysis of IP

Looking ahead to CPIP’s ninth year of operation, we are proud to be a leading academic voice in the discussion of IP rights and the technological, commercial, and creative innovation they facilitate. We have an exciting lineup of programs and events planned for 2021 as well as research and policy work agendas that will focus on key IP issues. The generosity of our partners and supporters is essential to CPIP’s success, and we thank you in advance for your support.