By Justin Sykes The Obama Administration is considering two massive land grabs – one in Utah and another in the U.S. Pacific Islands – that could prove economically disastrous for the state and local economies within those regions. That’s because under the guise of the Antiquities Act, a century old law, the President can unilaterally [...]
Property Rights Legislative Alerts
Given the importance of intellectual property rights to the broader economy, and to the innovators who develop that property, we believe that reasonable enforcement of IP protections should remain a priority for policymakers.
The proposed "Waters of the U.S." rule would extend EPA and Army Corps of Engineers authority to regulate private land anywhere in the U.S. that water can conceivably run, even dry creek beds, manmade ditches, and intermittent standing water.
Americans for Prosperity is proud to join coalition partners in calling for the United States Senate to take up patent reform. The current system needs to be updated so that it promotes innovation while ensuring inventors are compensated for their work. Today the coalition sent the following letter to Capitol Hill: Like this post? Chip [...]
The Innovation Act, H.R.3309, would improve patents so that they stimulate, not stifle, innovation.