A new study released today by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) demonstrates how our jobs and creative works helped the copyright industries contribute more than $1 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2012 – an all-time high.

See coverage in the Los Angeles Times.

“This report makes it crystal clear that workers in the creative industries make a huge contribution to America’s economy,” said Matt Loeb, international president of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, which represents crew members on movies and TV shows. “It also underscores the urgent need to do more to build, strengthen and protect employment in this dynamic part of our nation’s economy.”