US Patent and Trademark Office Director Andrei Iancu discusses significant contemporary issues in patent law, including the Trump administration’s approach to patents and competitiveness, recent activities at the US Patent and Trademark Office, and recent Supreme Court decisions.
Plunging into a trade war might clear the air by actually demonstrating the consequences of such an event for the US, China, and Europe, but it would have a particular impact on US high-tech sectors.
Derek Scissors joins the podcast to discuss the likely impact of the tariffs, how China cheats, whether the US should have allowed China to join the WTO, and much more.
Changing the tax incentive for charitable giving from an itemized deduction to an above-the-line deduction would make it available to everyone who pays the individual income tax and would more than offset the recent tax law’s impact on the deduction for charitable contributions.
The US Supreme Court is poised to decide a case in the next few days that could reshape the future of unions. Experts are available to discuss the possible implications of the Supreme Court’s decision.
As a result, the challenge of our time is not to learn to appreciate free elections but to distinguish essential components of the democratic institutional package from policies and institutions that are legitimate subjects of political contestation. The former, of course, have to be defended vigorously. At the same time, it is time re-learn how to have a civil debate about the latter, without slipping into hysteria and alarmism.
Without a reduction in US-China trade tensions, the US and other developed nations should brace themselves for shock waves emanating from the emerging market economies.
By design, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) prioritizes financial propriety above all else. While that is an important consideration, it is just one of many interests at play. Anyone reading OIG’s reports and recommendations would do well to keep the country’s broader educational interests and goals in mind.
Join AEI for an address by Neomi Rao, administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, and a discussion with John Yoo on the future of regulatory reform in the Trump administration.
The low success rate of veterans running for office seems on the surface surprising. However, the majority of these veterans are from the most recent Post-9/11 cohort, meaning they are all relative newcomers to political campaigning — never mind political office.
Perhaps the tax cut is set to boost the economy this year by more than that 0.3 percent predicted by CBO. Time (and lots of statistical analysis) will tell.
President Trump is justifiably angry about the PRC trying to continue its predatory trade behavior. This still isn’t the right way to respond.