The International Intellectual Property Alliance Releases 2011 Copyright Industries Report
November 2, 2011
The International Intellectual Property Alliance on Nov. 2 released its 2011 study on the contributions that copyright industries make to the U.S. economy.
The study, Copyright Industries in the U.S. Economy: The 2011 Report, was made public today at an event held on Capitol Hill with Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA), leaders of the Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus (IAPC) and prepared for the IIPA by Stephen Siwek of Economists Incorporated.
Some key findings of IIPA’s 2011 study:
“The 2011 edition of our study shows once again how significantly the U.S. copyright industries contribute to U.S. jobs, wages, economic growth, and international competitiveness,” Steven J. Metalitz of IIPA said in a press release “The analyses released today, based on U.S. government data, demonstrate the vibrancy of copyright and creativity as an engine for growth for the U.S. economy.”Read the IIPA’s study, Copyright Industries in the U.S. Economy: The 2011 Report.