“To be able to retain the fruits of one’s labor; to be able to see one’s work made permanent; to be able to bequeath one’s property to one’s posterity; to be able to rise from the natural condition of grinding poverty to the security of enduring accomplishment; to have something that is really one’s own — these are advantages difficult to deny.”

— Russell Kirk, The Politics of Prudence


How to Hopscotch China on 5G

Many in business, policy circles and government have increasingly recognized the link between national security and economic security, including in wireless technology. There's an ideal solution for 5G that leverages American strengths. It hopscotches the capital-intensive infrastructure model by delivering broadband and wireless 5G service via an open radio access network. 


Conservative Leaders Rebut Exclusivity Denial

More than 30 leading conservative and libertarian organizations have joined on a letter to Congress, voicing “strong opposition” to principles recently unveiled by four senior lawmakers that would deny exclusivity to inventors of COVID-19 medicines. 


Innovation Is America's Greatest Asset

American innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. It’s built on the foundation of secure, reliable, enforceable private intellectual property rights in rules-based IP and legal systems. 


The Steady Separation of Patents and Property Rights

The world’s patent “gold standard” has lately suffered vigorous attack. The cumulative effect has rendered patent rights less secure and less enforceable, patents weaker and less certain, and ownership in one’s inventions alienable. 


We Won't Stop Coronavirus Without IP

The same U.S. government urging the same private industry whose intellectual property rights enable it to develop medical miracles to help is targeting American pharmaceutical firms with a number of IP-killing policy proposals. 


Defeating Davids: How America Promotes the God-Given Spirit of Innovation

We were born creative. We have a drive to bring order and to figure things out. Couple creativity with inherent ownership rights and you have a powerful dynamo for sparking inventive ideas and motivation to turn those ideas into useful form. 


What's at Stake in the Race for 5G Dominance

The United States and China are racing for dominance in 5G wireless connectivity. The R&D, the inventions, the technological standards and the commercial products developed and deployed in the coming months and years will determine whose inventions bring the world the next generation of wireless technology.  

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