In testimony before the House Oversight Subcommittee on Information Technology, Rob Atkinson stated that there are steps Congress should take to help roll back Chinese innovation mercantilism and ensure the United States remains the world leader in technology and innovation.
Testimonies & Filings
September 26, 2018
Testimony Before House Oversight IT Subcommittee on Ensuring America Remains the World Leader in Technology and Innovation
September 24, 2018
Petition to the Food and Drug Administration Requesting a Stop to Deceptive and Misleading “Non-GMO” Food Labels
The Non-GMO Project food label deliberately deceives and misleads consumers in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. ITIF petitions FDA to prohibit such labels.
September 17, 2018
ITIF supports the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, as it would help accelerate 5G deployment, improve market structure, and intensify competition.
August 20, 2018
Unfortunately, as the economy has become more innovation-based, there has been considerably less focus on how regulatory agencies can both protect consumers from harm and avoid undermining incentives for innovation.
July 30, 2018
Comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Regarding Federal Technology Transfer Authorities and Processes
While the U.S. government should expand federal support for scientific research, it also should improve the efficiency with which federally funded knowledge creation leads to innovation and jobs.
July 17, 2018
Comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on International Internet Policy Priorities for 2018 and Beyond
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration should push back on policies proposed by foreign governments that are harmful to U.S. businesses and consumers and create digital barriers to trade.
July 13, 2018
The FCC should grant Ligado’s license modification with an eye to facilitating future reallocations of spectrum.
July 11, 2018
Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on China’s Predatory Trade and Investment Strategy
In testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rob Atkinson stated that taking firm and strategic action against Chinese predatory, mercantilist practices is long overdue.
July 3, 2018
Comments to the USDA on the Agriculture Marketing Service's Proposed Regulations to Implement the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
ITIF submitted comments to the USDA Agriculture Marketing Service's proposed regulations to implement the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, aka "GMO" labeling.
May 22, 2018
Rules that use market tools to fix problems are more likely to encourage innovation than command-and-control, technology-specific rules. So is regulation that gives companies clear long-term and achievable goals.