Senators Coons and Cotton introduce STRONGER Patents Act of 2017
Representing an updated and expanded version of Senator Coons’ STRONG Patents Act of 2015, the STRONGER Patents Act takes critical steps to improve the patent system.
Senate Dem offers patent reform bill
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) is introducing legislation aimed at making it easier and cheaper for patent holders to enforce their patents.
Innovation ecosystem vital to state
Robust private-sector investment and prudent regulation from policymakers have helped establish Maryland as a cradle of innovation and a leader in the U.S. innovation economy.
Tax reform could create 5 million jobs
America's corporate tax system is broken, posing a long-term threat to investment, innovation, and job creation in the United States. The U.S. has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world – higher than France, Brazil, Venezuela, and dozens of other nations.
China's copycat tech image is fading and that should worry US tech giants
Over the years, China has picked up an image of being a copycat in technology, creating knock-off products already produced in the U.S or elsewhere. That image is quickly disappearing.
Why Companies Must Align Innovation Strategy With Business Strategy
With the world changing so rapidly virtually every established company feels the imperative to innovate. Executives, managers and employees across the globe are working hard to figure out how to succeed with innovation.
Government by prize
It was an intriguing idea, Kalil thought: Could the U.S. government get better research results if it offered prizes? Could it become a “third leg of the stool”–in addition to contracts and grants – for the federal government to support innovation?
CTA chief says China tech strategy surpasses US
Gary Shapiro, CEO of trade group Consumer Technology Association (CTA), applauded China’s approach to technology investment, noting the country took a successful US model and improved on it.
The U.S. Supreme Court Is Reining in Patent Trolls, Which Is a Win for Innovation
In the last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two important rulings limiting patent rights.
How Innovative States Stay Ahead of the Tech Curve
Government does not always appear to be driving innovation, notes Scott Gregory, chief digital innovation officer for the California Department of Technology. But several technology-forward state and local governments are changing that.