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India Can Do Better

India Can Do Better

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Last week’s Economist article, “What a waste: How India is throwing away the world’s biggest economic opportunity,” is a must read. The crux of the argument lies in the belief that India was seen as the next great success story for the developing world. With democratic reforms and, in theory, a more liberalized economy, the rise of this Asian nation had the capability to make the 21st century an economic success story for the Indian people. .

India at an IP Crossroads

India at an IP Crossroads

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Once as shining example for economic opportunity, local policymakers and the judiciary have puzzlingly set India on a course that has left the innovative industries unsettled. Earlier this week, the GIPC joined Former U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation’s (ITIF) Senior Analyst Stephen Ezell, and Third Way’s Senior Fellow for Trade Ed Gerwin in an event to discuss the ramifications of India’s rapidly deteriorating intellectual property (IP) environment.