GIPC’s 7th annual IP Champions Gala took place last night in Washington, DC. This year, honors distinguished include Chris Pang, the Australian Actor and Producer of Crazy Rich Asians, and Associate Producer Janice Chua. Both spoke to reporter Ben Bangoura

The event, hosts by the US Chamber of Commerce, is designed to showcase the role intellectual property plays in stimulating innovation and creativity. Other honorees include scientists from NASA.