Posts Tagged: US Economy


A Strong Innovation Ecosystem is Needed for Job Creation

Speaking without notes, Walker was in rare form. He spoke about everything from job creation to the need to allow innovators to benefit from the fruits of …
10 months ago 4

Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Bayh-Dole

Debates over economic fairness, the appropriate role of government in the economy and the value of the patent system spill over into our world. One factor that …
11 months ago 5

Fairy Tales and Other Irrational Beliefs About Patents

Without a competitive advantage sane people do not invest money in even simple gadgets, which is why it is extraordinarily difficult to get a licensing deal without …
11 months ago 61

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 …
11 months ago 1

The Destruction of a High Tech Economy

Simply stated, strong patent rights are an absolute prerequisite for a high tech economy.... With a steep and significant erosion of patent rights and a horribly uncompetitive …
12 months ago 76

Australia Court Says Isolated DNA Patent Eligible, Slams SCOTUS

On the very same day that the U.S. jobs report shows unexpectedly weak growth, the Federal Court of Australia issued a ruling directly opposite to the …
12 months ago 30

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 …
1 year 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? …
1 year ago 31

Bringing Manufacturing Jobs Back: A Policy for America’s Future

Short-sighted decisions by CEOs and the lack of any leadership, let alone meaningful leadership, in Washington, DC, has placed America on the path of economic ruin. The …
1 year ago 11

Patent Haters Take Notice! University Innovation Fuels Robust Economic Activity

But how could Universities ever be characterized as non-practicing entities in the first place? If we are going to be intellectually honest there is no way you …
2 years ago 5

Why Are Individual Inventors Important To America?

Ray Niro writes in defense of independent inventors: Can anyone cite what section of the Constitution or the patent law reserves the right to obtain and enforce …
2 years ago 7

U.S. Ranks #5 in 2013 Global Innovation Index

Switzerland and Sweden remain #1 and #2 respectively, but the United States jumped 5 places to #5. According to the report, the United States benefited from a strong education base, with …
2 years ago 1