Opinions and Editorials

Apr. 26, 2022

Townhall: RAIA’s Gift to Big Tech and China by James Edwards

As we mark World IP Day, it provides an opportunity to marvel at the critical role the American system of protecting IP, particularly patents, has played in the United States’ global innovation leadership.

Unfortunately, recent years have seen too many efforts to undermine those critical property rights.  One recent bill is a perfect example of that trend.

If someone set out to give a gift to Big Tech and the Infringer Lobby, worsen the Administrative State element of our patent system and advantage our innovation adversaries such as China, it would take some doing to check all these boxes more fully than S. 2891, the “Restoring the America Invents Act.”