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Passed House without amendment (04/28/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Expresses support for the goals of World Intellectual Property Day (April 26, 2005) to promote, inform, and teach the importance of intellectual property as a tool for economic, social, and cultural development.

Congratulates the World Intellectual Property Organization for building awareness of the value of intellectual property and developing the necessary infrastructure to help citizens take full advantage of their own creativity.

Recognizes that intellectual property continues to face serious, new challenges, which affects prospects for future growth of the U.S. economy.