Intellectual property

Conservatives Lukewarm On China Trade Deal Miss The Point

A massive Chinese purchase of agricultural products will pump much needed cash into the economies of a dozen Heartland states before the 2020 election. So, it is little wonder that Donald Trump, always the keen-eyed negotiator started there, instead of with the provisions that benefit Silicon Valley, where he is not going to get any political benefit no matter what he does.

Protecting intellectual property

Jenny Beth Martin and Thomas Massie, Washington Times

The U.S. patent system and the constitutional protections of intellectual property undergirding our patent system have played a vital role in fueling America’s innovation. But the constitutional rights that have made our nation so successful and prosperous have come under assault over the last decade, as a destructive effort now underway systematically chips away at intellectual property rights.