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Why The US Can’t Afford To Fall Behind In Intellectual Property Enforcement

Why The US Can’t Afford To Fall Behind In Intellectual Property Enforcement

This article was originally published in Forbes on April 17, 2017. American leadership in intellectual property (IP) presents one of our economy’s greatest strengths and biggest challenges. Consider the evidence: from leading apparel brands and electronics to the production of movies, music and lifesaving medicines, IP supports more than 45 million American jobs in 81 different […]

The Patent Policy That Could Harm Canada’s Patients

The Patent Policy That Could Harm Canada’s Patients

All investors crave certainty: certainty in product performance, in labor costs, in market climate. For investors in innovative technologies, including medical technologies, there is a fundamental need for certainty. In short, if an investor company is going to risk billions of dollars and years of manpower to create an innovative medicine, its ownership over that […]

Seventy Organizations Pen Letter to Congress on IP

Seventy Organizations Pen Letter to Congress on IP

These days,  there are few things that Washington can agree on. Recently, 70 think tanks, advocacy groups, and thought leaders from across the political spectrum proved the exception to the rule when they sent an open letter to Congress and the Trump administration in support of American innovation. The heart of the message is this: […]

The State of American Intellectual Property: Protecting American Jobs

The State of American Intellectual Property: Protecting American Jobs

This article was originally published in Above the Fold on February 20, 2017. Since our nation’s founding, intellectual property (IP) has played a key role in American economic growth. Today, the same protections that were enshrined in our Constitution are a source of more than 45 million American jobs – that’s nearly one-third of the American workforce. These […]

IP: The Roots of Innovation

IP: The Roots of Innovation

This article was originally published in Above the Fold on February 13, 2017. The United States has long been one of the most innovative nations on earth. Many of the technological breakthroughs and cutting-edge ideas that drive global economic growth come from our shores. So what sets us apart? The roots of American innovation can be found in […]