Innovation

Most Americans look to research universities for innovation leadership

May 07, 2018

The Polsky Innovation Indicator found that 71 percent of Americans believe research universities are a “major force” in driving U.S. innovation, considerably more than the number who said that of large corporations, startup businesses or government.

The Pentagon Is Losing the Innovation Battle. Here's How to Turn It Around

May 03, 2018

The United States military is losing the innovation battle. This is not hyperbole. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, made this point last December.

China understands link between incentivization and innovation, but U.S. still has advantages

April 30, 2018

Wild remains bullish on the U.S., however, saying that he thinks too many Americans are unnecessarily pessimistic about the U.S.

Supreme Court upholds legality of patent review process

April 25, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat “patent trolls” and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits.

Stronger patents - better innovation - bigger economy

April 18, 2018

Congress should be working to grow the economy instead of weakening it.

Increases in Innovation, Patent Boom Leads to Development in China

April 18, 2018

The Chinese government has been aggressively incentivizing increased patent filings. In many ways, China’s innovation economy is a near photo-negative of the current iteration of the U.S. patent system.

Now more than ever, the US must reclaim leadership in tech

April 09, 2018

We’re currently in one of the most pivotal moments in U.S. history. Technology is advancing at a faster pace than ever before, bringing with it unprecedented opportunities for businesses of all sizes and across all industries.

STRONGER Patents Act Introduced in House, Seeks to Strengthen a Crippled Patent System

March 29, 2018

The STRONGER Patents Act was designed to “strengthen the United States’ crippled patent system” by restoring patents as property rights, making court standards uniform and giving star

Why China is a leader in intellectual property (and what the US has to do with it)

March 29, 2018

United States President Donald Trump is not the first to complain about intellectual property (IP) theft by Chinese companies but ironically it was US companies’ use of Chi

2018's Most & Least Innovative States

March 27, 2018

Innovation is a principal driver of U.S. economic growth. In 2018, the U.S. will spend an estimated $553 billion on research and development -- more than any other country in the world and over 25% of the world’s total -- helping the nation rank No. 4 on the Global Innovation Index.

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