Aggressive foreign IP theft harms firms and workers in the United States and the overall U.S. economy. It is high-time that the federal government makes it readily apparent that IP theft will be punished systematically and significantly.
Time for Secretary Kerry to Get Tough with India
Secretary of State John Kerry was in India this week for the fourth U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue. Secretary Kerry's mission is designed to enhance what has been a traditionally strong trade and diplomatic relationship between the two countries. Unfortunately, storm clouds loom on the horizon that need to be addressed to ensure that this relationship remains effective and in the best interest of both countries.
The Importance of IPR in the New Silk Road Initiative
Two years after its inception, the New Silk Road Initiative has brought much success to South-Central Asia. But in order for growth to continue in the region, investors need to start feeling more secure about their intellectual property rights.
EU and U.S. Leaders Push Transatlantic Trade at the G8 Summit
The first round of negotiations for the T-TIP, which has the potential to be the biggest bilateral trade deal in history, will take place during the week of July 8 in Washington, D.C. EU and US leaders promise a significant boost to worldwide economic growth from the agreement.