Doug Strub
Technology and Geoeconomic Affairs

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IP Commission Press Releases, Testimony, and Media Mentions

Press Releases & Testimony

Press Release: New Law Protects U.S. Trade Secrets, Accomplishes IP Commission Recommendation – 01/10/2023

Press Release: IP Commission Supports New Legislation to Protect Trade Secrets – 06/08/2021

Press Release: IP Commission 2021 Review: Intellectual Property Protection Recommendations for the Administration – 03/15/2021

Press Release: Reforms to CFIUS and Export Control Laws Mark Breakthrough for Protecting U.S. IP – 08/13/2018

Press Release: Good First Step to Combat Chinese Theft of American IP, but More To Be Done, Says IP Commission in Response to Section 301 Investigation – 03/22/2018

Press Release: The Theft of Up to $600 Billion of American IP Annually Calls for a Decisive Response, Says IP Commission – 03/08/2018

Testimony by Dennis C. Blair before the House Financial Services Committee Hearing on Evaluating CFIUS: Challenges Posed by a Changing Global Economy – 01/09/2018

Testimony by Richard J. Ellings before the Office of United States Trade Representative (USTR) Hearing on China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation – 10/07/2017 (See Hearing Transcript and Prepared Remarks by Richard J. Ellings)

Press Release: Bipartisan IP Commission Welcomes U.S. Decision to Examine China’s Intellectual Property Practices – 08/14/2017

Press Release: Up to $600 Billion Dollars in American Intellectual Property Stolen Annually, Reports Bipartisan IP Commission – 02/27/2017

Testimony of Slade Gorton before the House Energy and Commmerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations – 07/09/2013

Testimony of Slade Gorton before the Congressional – Executive Commission on China – 06/25/2013

Press Release: Senator Slade Gorton to testify on China’s Cyber Theft of American IP – 06/24/2013

Press Release: Governor Jon Huntsman and the Honorable Dennis Blair to launch a report on the theft of American Intellectual Property – 05/22/2013

Transcript of Launch Event – 05/22/2013
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IP Commission in the News

US Senator: Chinese Families Are Threatened by Beijing If Their US-Educated Child Doesn’t Bring Back Stolen IP- Epoch Times
By Nicole Hao
June 19, 2019

Betting On American Stocks Has Borne Fruit, No Reason To Switch – Goldman Sachs – Wealth Briefing Asia
September 11, 2019

Trump’s China negotiations: Experts Say More Needs To Be Done to Protect IP Theft, Could Take Years – Fox News
By Alex Diaz
January 28, 2019

China Pressured on Intellectual Property Theft – Radio Free Asia
By Michael Lelyveld
January 15, 2019

Why the US-China dispute Is about So Much More than a Trade Imbalance – South China Morning Post
By Wendy Wu
January 13, 2019

The United States Is Finally Confronting China’s Economic Aggression – Washington Post
By the Josh Rogin
March 25, 2018

China’s Theft of U.S. Intellectual Property Is Hurting Small Businesses: The IP Commission – Fox Business
March 23, 2018

Findings of the Investigation into China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 – Office of the United States Trade Representative
March 22, 2018

US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement Targets China’s Bad Practices – Epoch Times
By Frank Fang,
October 3, 2018

Trump’s Right to Stir Up World Trade – The Times
November 19, 2017

There Is Nothing “Free” About Our Trade With China – The Weekly Standard
November 13, 2017

Abroad, Intellectual Property Rights Are Under Assault – Washington Examiner
November 7, 2017

Apple and IBM among U.S. Tech Giants to Blame Chinese Regulations for Breaching Intellectual Property Rights – South China Morning Post
By Tom Burroughes, Group Editor
October 11, 2017

Some U.S. Businesses Urge Caution in China Intellectual Property Trade Push – U.S. News & World Report
October 10, 2017

Trump’s New China-Trade Mistake – Bloomberg News
By the Editors
August 15, 2017

China’s Intellectual Property Theft Must Stop – New York Times
By Dennis C. Blair and Keith Alexander
August 15, 2017

WTAS: Praise President Donald J. Trump’s Memorandum on Chinese Trade Practices – The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
August 14, 2017

Trump Orders Probe of China’s Intellectual Property Practices – Reuters
By Lesley Wroughton and Jeff Mason
August 14, 2017

Trump Authorises Possible China Trade Investigation – BBC News
August 14, 2017

China Must Stop Forcing U.S. Firms to Share Intellectual Property: Trump Trade Official – USA Today
By Peter Navarro
August 14, 2017

Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Protects American Intellectual Property – The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
August 14, 2017

Trump Cautious on China Inquiry Over Intellectual Property Theft – New York Times
By Glenn Thrush and Alan Rappeport
August 12, 2017

Trump Nominates 2 South Asians to Administration Posts – NBC News
By Chris Fuchs
April 11, 2017

China Is the World’s Principal IP Infringer: U.S. Watchdog – Business Standard
By Press Trust of India
February 27, 2017

Měiguó zhīshì chǎnquán zāo qīnfàn nián jūn jīngjì sǔnshī shù qiān wàn [U.S. Intellectual Property Right Infringements Lead to an Annual Economic Loss of Tens of Millions] (Chinese language) – Deutsche Welle
February 27, 2017

Counterfeiters, Hackers Cost U.S. Up to $600 Billion a Year – Associated Press
By Paul Wiseman
February 26, 2017

China Hacks America’s Steel Secrets—And Makes a Killing – Daily Caller
By Kevin L. Kearns
December 30, 2016

Trade Secret Protection under President-elect Trump – JD Supra Business Advisor
By Lora Brzezynski, Cass Christenson, and Peter Stockburger
November 23, 2016

A Donald Trump Trade War with China Would Hurt America, Some Say – NBC News
By Alexander Smith, Eric Baculinao, and Ed Flanagan
November 21, 2016

How China Doesn’t Play Fair on Trade – CNN
By Heather Long
July 12, 2016

Trump’s 45% Tariff on Chinese Goods Is Perfectly Calculated – Los Angeles Times
By Peter Navarro
July 21, 2016

Trump Campaign Details 49 Blistering Allegations about Hillary Clinton – Breitbart
By Alex Swoyer
June 26, 2016

Congress Strengthens Trade-Related Intellectual Property Protection – The Huffington Post
By Umar Zulqarnain
June 6, 2016

China’s State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks Must Stop – The Globalist
By Peter Navarro
May 30, 2016

Attracted by Immigration, Education Policies, Some Chinese Americans Stump for Trump – NBC News
By Chris Fuchs
May 26, 2016

Newt Gingrich Says China Stole $360 billion in Intellectual Property from U.S. –Politifact
By Louis Jacobson
May 17, 2016

Obama Signs Trade Secrets Bill, Allowing Companies to Sue – USA Today
By Gregory Korte
May 11, 2016

Did China Just Steal $360 Billion from America? – Forbes
By Gordon G. Chang
May 8, 2016

Ex-Spy Chief: White House Ignores Elephant in the Room – Epoch Times
By Eyal Levinter
May 6, 2016

Congress Just Passed Tough New Trade Secret Protection Legislation – Fortune
April 28, 2016

Senate Unanimously Approves Trade Secrets Bill – Reuters
By Richard Cowan and Andrew Chung
April 4, 2016

Trump May be Proven Right on China Tariffs: Chang – CNBC
By Matthew Belvedere
March 11, 2016

60 Minutes: The Great Brain Robbery- CBS News
January 15, 2016

Chinese Counterfeiters Flood U.S. with Fake and Dangerous Goods – Forbes
By John Brinkley
October 22, 2015

Xi Jinping in Washington: No Glad Tidings from The East – Forbes
By John Brinkley
September 25, 2015

During President’s Visit, Local Leaders Face Agonizing Choices – Seattle Times
By Slade Gorton and Norm Dicks
September 22, 2015

China Seeks Out Unlikely Ally: U.S. Tech Firms – Wall Street Journal
By Christopher Mims
Spetember 21, 2015

Two Things Trump Gets Right about China, Sort Of – Fortune
By Tory Newmyer
August 29, 2015

5 Ways China Steals Foreign Intelligence – Epoch Times
By Irene Luo
July 25, 2015

FBI Announces Economic Espionage Awareness Campaign – FBI Press Release
July 23, 2015

Hacking and the Future of Warfare – Atlantic
By Adrienne LaFrance
June 12, 2015

Strong IP Protections Are Good for Workers, Good for the Economy – IndustryWeek
By Chad Moutray and Rob McKenna
May 21, 2015

Supporting the Asian Innovation Renaissance – Asian Scientist
May 21, 2015

The Morning Risk Report: Managing Industrial Espionage Risk – Wall Street Journal
By Gregory J. Millman
May 20, 2015

A Free Trade New Year’s Resolution for Congress and the White House – Forbes
By Jon Hartley
December 31, 2014

The Right to Bear Denial-of-Service Attacks – Slate
By Josephine Wolff
June 24, 2014

China’s Alleged Cybertheft Could Cost U.S. Billions – Voice of America
By Carol Guensburg
May 21, 2014

Knowles, Defending Patents, Says Fair Trial in China “Impossible” – Reuters
By Matthew Miller
April 2, 2014

China in Denial about Addiction to IP Theft – Diplomat
By Tyler Roney
February 20, 2014

Protecting the Digital Domain – Diplomat
By Narain D. Batra
January 24, 2014

Five Overlooked Costs of the NSA Surveillance Flap – Christian Science Monitor
By Mark Clayton
January 12, 2014

U.S.-China Cybersecurity Talks Inching Along – Politico
July 10, 2013
By Tony Romm

Cyber Espionage and the Theft of U.S. Intellectual Property and Technology – House Energy and Commerce Committee
July 9, 2013

Snowden Affair Clouds U.S. Attempts to Press China to Curb Cyber Theft – Reuters
July 8, 2013
By Paul Eckert

Adm. Dennis Blair on the China Threat – Fox Business
July 3, 2013

U.S. Looks to Blunt Corporate Espionage by Chinese Firms – Wall Street Journal
By Wayne Ma
June 28, 2013

Spying Revelations Affect US-China Cyber Security Talks – Voice of America
June 25, 2013

Sen. Brown Urges Action to Prevent Chinese Cyber-Attacks
June 25, 2013

China’s Cyber Stonewall – Wall Street Journal
June 10, 2013

China Seen in Push to Gain Technology Insights – New York Times
By Edward Wong and Didi Kirsten Tatlow
June 5, 2013

Cybersecurity Will Loom Large at Obama-Xi summit – USA Today
By Aamer Madhani
June 5, 2013

Cyber Theft: A Hard War to Wage – Financial Times
By Geoff Dyer
June 3, 2013

IP Commission Report: Surprisingly Clueful – Network World
By Scott Bradner
May 30, 2013

How Should U.S. Handle Cyber Theft by China? – Fox News
May 29, 2013

Preventing a U.S.-China Cyberwar – The New York Times
By The Editorial Board
May 25, 2013

Fighting China’s Hackers – The Economist
May 25, 2013

Should the U.S. Allow Companies to “Hack Back” against Foreign Cyber Spies? – The Washington Post
By Max Fisher
May 23, 2013

U.S. Report Warns on China IP Theft – BBC
May 23, 2013

How to Deter China’s Industrial Espionage – Commentary Magazine
By Max Boot
May 23, 2013

As Chinese Leader’s Visit Nears, U.S. Is Urged to Allow Counterattacks on Hackers –New York Times 
By David Sanger
May 22, 2013

Protecting U.S. Intellectual Property Rights – Washington Post 
By Dennis Blair and Jon Huntsman, Jr.
May 21, 2013

Chinese Hackers Resume Attacks on U.S. Targets – New York Times 
By David Sanger and Nicole Perlroth
May 20, 2013

About the IP Commission

IP Commission

The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property is an independent and bipartisan initiative of leading Americans from the private sector, public service in national security and foreign affairs, academe, and politics. Richard J. Ellings is executive director of the IP Commission and Roy Kamphausen is deputy director. Learn more and read IP Commission reports and recommendations.