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Tom Giovanetti

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Tom Giovanetti is president of the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI), a public policy research organization based in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining IPI in 1992, Mr. Giovanetti was a freelance policy writer and the director of product development for a small manufacturing company in Dallas, where he designed several patented products and gained real-world experience in how taxes and regulations affect small business.

Mr. Giovanetti writes for IPI and for other publications on a wide variety of policy topics including tax reform, intellectual property, Social Security personal accounts, communications policy, Internet governance, education reform, the broadband revolution, and out-of-control government spending.  In addition to being published in leading papers including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Investor's Business Daily and The Dallas Morning News, he also appears regularly on a number of radio and television programs.

Mr. Giovanetti represents IPI many national and international organizations, including the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), where IPI is an accredited NGO. IPI was also accredited as an observer organization with the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), where he argued against UN involvement with Internet governance, and with the UN's Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Mr. Giovanetti also participated during meetings of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Intergovernmental Working Group on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property, and represents IPI as a stakeholder during trade agreement negotiations such as the current Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

In addition to his writing and speaking, Mr. Giovanetti also testifies before state and federal legislative committees on a variety of topics, and is primarily responsible for fundraising and development for the Institute for Policy Innovation.

Follow Tom on Twitter at @tgiovanetti

November 12, 2020

Even in Blue States, Voters Chose Economic Liberty

Voters across America voted to protect their economic liberty, to reject tax increases, and to reject limits on worker flexibility and freedom.

October 29, 2020

Coalition Letter Regarding Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB),

The importance of promoting and protecting America’s patent system is clear -– and so too is the need for Congress to defend the many strides the Trump administration has taken to restore balance in the patent system.

October 28, 2020

Joe Biden Cannot Keep His Tax Promises

Joe Biden's promises about future taxation are impossible to fulfill because they are contradictory.

October 26, 2020

Coalition Letter Regarding the FCC's Proposal To Expand Existing Primary Wi-Fi Band Into the 5.9 GHz Band

The FCC’s 5.9 GHz compromise proposal is the best near-term solution to meet consumers’ growing connectivity needs and serve as a bridge and critical complement to the expanded new 6 GHz Wi-Fi ecosystem.

October 21, 2020

Texas Joins Multi-State Lawsuit Against Google

IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

October 21, 2020

Blue States Should Set Their Own Houses in Order

Provide direct relief to households and businesses harmed by the pandemic, but don’t bail out profligate, high-spending states.

October 14, 2020

A Big Anniversary for Deregulation and Economic Growth

Avoiding new regulation and pursuing new deregulatory efforts could be a fruitful part of a new economic growth agenda.

October 13, 2020

A Massive Threat to Innovation Dodged--for Now

Litigation abuse far predates COVID-19, but its consequences have been magnified as companies scramble to protect themselves against unprecedented threats. 

October 8, 2020

Coalition Letter Urging Senators To Confirm Amy Coney Barrett

A broad community of stakeholders, representing freemarket, family, faith, education, business, and judicial interests come together to speak with a clear and singular voice.

October 7, 2020

Coalition Letter Opposing 5G Nationalization

Taxpayers should not foot the bill for something that the private sector is already committed to doing through a free market approach.

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