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Intellectual property and the U.S. economy report: Third edition

The USPTO released the "Intellectual property and the U.S. economy report: Third edition". This report draws on company-level data to identify the importance of IP-intensive industries to the U.S. economy. The report finds, for example, that industries in the United States that intensively use intellectual property accounted for 41% of domestic economic output in 2019. Moreover, these industries accounted for 63 million jobs, or 44% of all U.S. employment in 2019.

For more information, visit the IP and the U.S. economy webpage.


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