Sec. Pritzker on Summit; New blogs on IP, startups

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Secretary Penny Pritzker

Invites Potential Investors to the SelectUSA Summit

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

"In my first year as Secretary, one of my proudest moments was welcoming international investors to the 2013 SelectUSA Investment Summit. Alongside President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, we made it clear that America is “Open for Business.” 

"As 2015 begins, we are moving full speed ahead with registration for the second SelectUSA Investment Summit, which will take place in the DC metro area on March 23-24, 2015."

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SelectUSA Tech Dublin Seminar

Resources for Tech Startups:

"SelectUSA Tech" Launched in the U.K. & Ireland

The United Kingdom and Ireland are both home to flourishing tech startups looking for the right opportunities to grow globally. The United States is the logical target for their expansion, especially given its 320 million consumers, free trade agreements with 20 other markets, and massive market for technology purchases. 

The Commercial Service (CS) in the U.K. and Ireland launched a new initiative in 2014—SelectUSA Tech—to give early-stage technology companies the tools that they need to launch their businesses in the United States.

To get the latest on SelectUSA Tech events for startups in Europe, please follow @SelectUSATech on Twitter.

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USPTO on How Strong Intellectual Property Fuels Investment


Many of the world’s greatest breakthroughs have something in common – strong intellectual property (IP) protection provided by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). 

Companies from around the world leverage the power of the U.S. patent, while supporting the U.S. economy. The strength of the intellectual property environment is an indicator of market potential for inventors and companies to develop their technologies, grow their businesses, and expand sales of their products.

Those who choose to invest in the United States can feel secure knowing that there’s a long tradition of protecting valuable intellectual property.

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