A natural U.S.-India innovation partnership exists, but much more needs to happen to turn this into an alliance that both countries and their firms can rely for a sustainable future. One key component is around intellectual property.
May 26, 2020
The WTO can’t afford to put negotiations on hold during COVID-19—it needs to turn from laggard to leader in moving to digital operations.
May 22, 2020
Stephen Ezell presented to the International Republican Institute of Serbia on economic policy responses countries should make to the coming COVID-19 recessions and how they can do so while positioning themselves for long-term innovation and future prosperity.
May 21, 2020
Rob Atkinson and Clyde Prestowitz explain in the Washington Post why it is important for America and its allies to consider such measure as Beijing is trying to intimidate foreign governments.
May 18, 2020
The trade ban limits the ability of U.S. companies to effectively participate in standards setting organizations whenever Huawei is present. This constraint only hurts U.S. competitiveness with no clear benefit and should have been addressed by the Department of Commerce long ago.
May 13, 2020
Europe is trying to get other nations, including in Latin America, to adopt its regulatory regime in order to reduce its own competitive disadvantage.
May 11, 2020
The COVID crisis has exposed new vulnerabilities in U.S. supply chains, as well generated even more distrust of the Chinese government.
April 23, 2020
Recognizing the central catalytic role that intellectual property rights play in fostering knowledge-driven innovation, select members of the Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA), a global network of 36 independent think tanks supporting global trade liberalization and integration, released a statement affirming the crucial importance that IP has in our global economy.
March 23, 2020
Why Countries Should Build an Interoperable Electronic Invoicing System Into WTO E-Commerce Negotiations
To support digital trade, countries must eliminate regulatory barriers—big and small, new and old, obvious and hidden—that prevent firms from using technology and the Internet to achieve critical economies of scale. Electronic invoices are a great example.
March 4, 2020
The United States needs to continue working, ideally in partnership with allies, to roll back the most egregious features of Chinese innovation mercantilism; it needs to encourage some transfer of U.S. production away from China to other nations; and it should develop and implement a robust domestic industrial strategy.
February 24, 2020
Working together, firms from different parts of the digital economy can disrupt the supply side of the digital piracy equation to make it harder and costlier for illicit operators to function.