IMPACT/THEFT

The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property estimates that annual costs from IP losses range from $225 billion to $600 billion, much of it from China.

IP Theft is Costly

The digital piracy of movies, music and software cost $213 billion in 2015 (est) 
 

Source: INTA

2-2.6 million jobs were lost globally in 2013 from counterfeit, knock-off and fake goods


Source: INTA

By 2022, a projected 4.2-5.4 million jobs will be lost due to IP theft
 

Source: INTA

The cost of trade in counterfeit and pirated goods could reach $991 billion by 2022


Source: GIPC