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India at inflection point, needs innovation 2.0; 2 options on table

India at inflection point, needs innovation 2.0; 2 options on table

This article was originally published in the Financial Express on February 5, 2018. India is at an inflection point. As the world’s fastest growing large economy, it will soon join the coveted high middle-income country club. At the same time, India needs to continue making progress with its economic reform agenda to sustain growth. To help cement […]

Do stay innovative, Prabhuji

Do stay innovative, Prabhuji

This article was originally published in the Economic Times on October 24, 2017. This week will signal a milestone in setting the course for US-India trade relations. Tomorrow, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet his Indian counterpart, commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu, in Washington for the 11th round of the US-India Trade Policy Forum (TPF). […]

Strong IP standards can lead to innovation, which, in turn, can lead to jobs and growth

Strong IP standards can lead to innovation, which, in turn, can lead to jobs and growth

This article was originally published in the Economic Times on September 14, 2017. When it comes to promoting innovation, India is already taking the lead among emerging economies. Earlier this year, GoI launched the India Innovation Index, which ranks its states on innovation through an online portal. Then, in June, it unveiled an action plan for […]

U.S. Chamber Welcomes USTR Special 301 Report

U.S. Chamber Welcomes USTR Special 301 Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President of the Global Intellectual Property Center Mark Elliot issued the following statement in response to release of the 2017 Special 301 Report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): “American companies must be able to operate in a free and fair trading environment that respects the intellectual […]

Incomparable Innovative India

Incomparable Innovative India

This article was originally published in Business World on April 24, 2017. When it comes to innovative potential, few countries compare to India. The world’s largest democracy, India now also boasts the world’s fifth largest market economy, and the world’s second-largest population size of 1.3 billion. But India has not yet lived up to that potential: […]