American Enterprise Institute

Discussing Trump manufacturing council: Pethokoukis on CNBC’s ‘Power Lunch’ – Apple and Crocs find themselves on design patent block

DeWitt Wallace Fellow, James Pethokoukis, discusses the current state of Trump’s manufacturing council. Continue Reading....

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Apple and Crocs find themselves on design patent block – Apple and Crocs find themselves on design patent block

When we last examined design patents, which protect ornamental rather than functional inventions, the Supreme Court had issued a landmark ruling in a long-running dispute between Apple and Samsung that appeared to unwind what was originally a billion-dollar damages award for the Cupertino giant. That …

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Discussing identity politics: Carney on Fox Business Network’s ‘Kennedy’ – Apple and Crocs find themselves on design patent block

Visiting Fellow, Tim Carney, discusses identity politics in America. Continue Reading....

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Standing up to Trump is good for business – What the wilderness can teach you about data prioritization

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Discussing the latest on President Trump: Carney on MSNBC’s ‘MSNBC Live’ – What the wilderness can teach you about data prioritization

Visiting Fellow, Tim Carney, discusses the latest on President Trump and his legislative agenda. Continue Reading....

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What the wilderness can teach you about data prioritization – What the wilderness can teach you about data prioritization

I spent most of the last week camping and rock climbing in the Black Hills, in South Dakota. This has become a regular trip for me, and this year was particularly nice because a group of my law students joined me for a few days …

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Free trade support for the Trump administration – To secure the internet of the future, think outside the net neutrality box

The Trump administration just announced an investigation into Chinese actions to coerce the transfer of intellectual property from American companies and individuals, as well as steal it outright. There is a long way to go and many mistakes are possible. But this is a good initial …

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President Trump cracks down on Chinese IP theft – To secure the internet of the future, think outside the net neutrality box

This afternoon, President Trump authorized an investigation into China’s intellectual property (IP) practices, including its efforts to coerce US companies to hand over IP to Chinese firms, and the stealing of US IP by Chinese firms outright. The investigation could lead to the President imposing …

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To secure the internet of the future, think outside the net neutrality box – To secure the internet of the future, think outside the net neutrality box

An internet optimized for fast, open, and frictionless transactions allows commerce and communications to occur seamlessly, but allowing everyone to use the internet means that its power can be used for good and bad. As demonstrated in so many recent ransomware attacks, easily deployable email …

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Thursday afternoon links – Broadband deployment: How fast is fast enough? And does it matter how it’s delivered?

1. Chart of the Day I (above). Illustrates why Larry Summers had to resign as president of Harvard University when he dared to cite statistical evidence that the variability of male math aptitude has been proven to be greater than the variability of female math …

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