Innovation

Patent reform and innovation

February 23, 2018

At issue is a new procedure, established by the 2011 America Invents Act (AIA). It provides an mechanism for the Patent Office to double check its work and weed out its mistakes, revoking patents that never should never have been granted.

Falcon Heavy launch a major step for American innovation

February 19, 2018

Falcon Heavy’s launch was seemingly flawless. Reminiscent of the ‘90s space shuttle or ‘60s Apollo mission days, people gathered around to watch the huge rocket launch into space.

U.S. Patent System Falls to 12th Place in Chamber Global IP Index for 2018

February 13, 2018

This year the United States edged out the United Kingdom by a mere .01 points on the Chamber scale. The U.S. position was helped by improved scores relating to copyrights and trademarks, but was dragged down as the U.S.

US takes one step forward, two steps back on innovation

February 12, 2018

Although there are some positive outcomes illustrating the power of the patent system, there have also been some significant missteps in the other direction. By moving one step forward, but two steps back, the United States is losing ground as an innovative leader.

How talented kids from low-income families become America's 'Lost Einsteins'

January 29, 2018

To maximize innovation and growth, all of our brightest youth should have the opportunity to become inventors. But a study we recently conducted, jointly with Neviana Petkova of the U.S. Treasury, paints a very different picture.

America is outsourcing innovation, and we need to bring it back

January 25, 2018

In early 2018, the White House is slated to start work on the congressionally-mandated 

Modern US Coins - House Passes American Innovation $1 Coin Act

January 21, 2018

On Tuesday, January 16, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 770, the American Innovation $1 Coin Act.

Here’s How to Stop Squelching New Ideas, Eric Schmidt's Advisory Board Tells DoD

January 19, 2018

“DoD does not have an innovation problem; it has an innovation adoption problem,” reads one of the new recommendations from the Defense Innovation Board. It even has an “innovation theater” problem: the preference for small cosmetic steps over actual change.

Let's keep open the doors to US innovation

January 17, 2018

Late last year, the Department of Commerce released numbers showing that foreign direct investment (FDI) in high-tech industries reached over 

Protect American ideas through trade

January 16, 2018

The United States stands alone as the global leader in innovation. This is no accident.

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