Posts Tagged: innovation policy


Trump Should Make American Manufacturing Great Again, and More Innovative Too

By outsourcing manufacturing to the lowest bidder abroad not only have we destroyed the working middle class in America, but also we are also increasingly turning over …
By Gene Quinn
26 days ago 25

Pence, Conservative Views on Patents Likely to Influence Trump

Congressman Pence worked mostly on patent reform bills via the Republican Study Committee, a well-known group of House Republicans focused on inserting conservative views into public policy …
By Peter Harter & Gene Quinn
30 days ago 8

Economic Trends and Productivity Growth Decline in America

In the past decade, economic growth, wage growth, business investment and productivity growth have declined dramatically. Economists have discovered that productivity growth alone explains the dramatic development …
By Neal Solomon
2 months ago 28

The superbugs are here, but where are we?

Superbugs have powerful friends in high places. SCOTUS’s patent eligibility criteria emanating from Mayo/Alice’s mysterious “laws of nature” and credible reports of unremitting turndowns …
By Chris Gallagher
5 months ago 6

America’s Need For Strong Intellectual Property Protection

It is also important to recognize that the social, political and economic impact of strong protections for intellectual property cannot be overstated. In the social context, the …
By Robert J. Rando
5 months ago 6

Hillary Clinton supports patent reform, announces technology and innovation initiative

Clinton's proposal for accomplishing this goal would be twofold: (1) to reduce excessive patent litigation through additional patent reform; and (2) strengthening the operational capacity of the USPTO by …
By Gene Quinn
6 months ago 20

Winning the Patent Policy Wars

We're in the business of transforming early stage, publicly funded research into useful products. The odds against success are long as commercialization requires years of hard work, …
By Joseph Allen
9 months ago 2

Improving Innovation Climate Critical to US Economic Future

We have thoroughly destroyed the manufacturing capabilities of the United States and in the process decimated middle class America. The Supreme Court is forcing an anti-patent agenda …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 1

Populist Disconnect and the Whittling Away of IP Rights

Stealing originally created content is extremely problematic, whether it is a blog article, a newspaper article, a book, painting, photograph or movie. If you search the Internet …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 25

Does Innovation Lead to Prosperity for All?

Whether innovation benefits the masses or just the elites has major policy ramifications. If the later, shouldn’t government insure a fair division of the economic pie? …
By Joseph Allen
2 years ago 31

The Case for Incremental Innovation: The Importance of Protecting Follow-on Pharmaceutical Discoveries

The value of such innovation is best measured through the improved health outcomes for patients. In this context, a few examples from the developing world are even …
By Dr. Kristina Lybecker
2 years ago 1

Great Again: Revitalizing America’s Entrepreneurial Leadership

The magnitude of the problems facing our economy cannot be overstated. Neither can it be overstated that a coherent national innovation policy is the answer to what …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 6

Responding to Critics: My View on Patents & Innovation

I seem to have started a firestorm by writing a post openly questioning how a patent attorney (i.e., Stephan Kinsella) could be of the opinion that …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 72

President Obama Gives Reaganesque Innovation Speech

Let me set the record straight from the start. I do not agree with President Obama on much, and I voted for and supported John McCain dating …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 3

CAFC Up for Grabs, Harmonization and the US Economy

Several weeks ago, as summer was winding down and most of us were enjoying some slow times and gearing up for back-to-school, preparing for Labor Day festivities, …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 3