New VP For US Chamber IP Center 18/04/2011 by William New, Intellectual Property Watch Leave a Comment Print This Post The United States Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center has announced the addition of an executive vice president, joining from the brand-name pharmaceutical industry. Mark Eliot, who comes to the Chamber after 9 years at Pfizer, will be responsible for “leading the GIPC team and its mission to protect and promote the intellectual property (IP) rights that are vital to creating jobs, growing the economy, and enhancing U.S. competitiveness, ” the Chamber said in a release. At Pfizer, Eliot was senior director for international public affairs, and developed and implemented public affairs strategies in developed countries. Eliot is a native Australian, served in the Australian government, and has contributed to various Australia and New Zealand policymaking exercises, including the Australia-US free trade agreement negotiations. Related Articles: US Chamber Urges Highest IP Standards In Trans-Pacific Trade Pact US Chamber Of Commerce Releases 2011 IP Policy Agenda US Chamber Holds Annual IP Attaché Roundtable, Announces New “IP Index” William New may be reached at email@example.com."New VP For US Chamber IP Center" by Intellectual Property Watch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.