The Center for Intellectual Property Understanding is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of intellectual property rights and their impact on people's lives. CIPU conducts research, provides information and facilitates education that seek to improve the reputation of IP rights and deter infringement. The Center also tracks attitudes toward IP rights, including patents, copyrights and trademarks, and through outreach provides a framework for how the facilitate ideas, promote competition and create jobs. CIPU is granted tax-exempt status by the IRS as a 501(c)(3). For more information visit www.understandingip.org.
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