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Innovation: The Shape of Things To Come

Several companies have been distracted by litigation, or the threat of litigation, causing them to invest their energy and resources in litigation rather than in the successful commercialization of innovation.


You Buy It, You Own It. But What If You Leased It?

Liberty-based solutions are better than voiding or limiting contracts, and forcing others to surrender their property.


The Company Behind the Keystone XL Pipeline Wins an Environmental Award


Black Thursday Is Coming in December: Politicians Want Green, Taxpayers Will See Red!


Comparing The Failed "Ebola-Care" And Obamacare Rollouts


Fracking Ban Vote Is Much Bigger Than Denton

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Why Intellectual Property Should Be Included In Trade Agreements

IP goods are the largest share of U.S. exports and support a significant portion of the U.S. economy. The U.S. economy is increasingly dependent on the products of innovation, so policies that support innovation and creativity should be priorities for the U.S. government, especially in trade agreements. And nudging our trading partners toward greater respect for intellectual property rights also turns out to be in their best interests.

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Obama Tries Sinking His Teeth Into Competition

Is the Obama administration finally putting some teeth behind boosting competition? 

Legal, Economic & Property Rights Arguments Against the Proposed Ban on Fracking in Denton (video)

Two videos outlining some of the main arguments against the proposed ban on fracking in the city of Denton, Texas.

More Misleading Hype about the IP Chapter of the TPP: Forbes' Katheryn Thayer

Cataloging the uninformed and just plain wrong reactions to the Wikileaked IP chapter of the TPP.

Ending Sugar Subsidies the Right (the Only?) Way

A global agreement is the best and maybe the only way to end U.S. sugar subsidies.

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Matthews on Fox with Bret Baier

What are the political implications of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's recent indictments? IPI's Merrill Matthews tells Fox News it may actually bolster Perry's presidential aspirations. 


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