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Passed House without amendment (04/27/2010)

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

Expresses support for: (1) the goals of World Intellectual Property Day to promote, inform, and teach the importance of intellectual property as a tool for economic, social, and cultural development; and (2) efforts to protect U.S. citizens from fraudulent and illegal counterfeiting and piracy.

Recognizes the importance of intellectual property and the challenges and threats to its protection.

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

Applauds the contributions of human creativity and intellectual property to growth, innovation, and a brighter future.