The following excerpts are from a March 4 speech by Carly Fiorina, chairwoman of the American Conservative Union Foundation and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, at the Inventing America Conference.
The Conservative Blueprint for Protecting the Constitutional Rights of Inventors
The conservative blueprint for protecting the constitutional rights of inventors: Why the Obama-Goodlatte patent reform bill empowers big government and harms innovation is a Washington Times Special Advocacy Report sponsored by the American Conservative Union.
At the Northern Kentucky Regional First Lego League Robotics tournament in December, I marveled at the imagination and creativity displayed by so many young people.
Our Founding Fathers cared deeply about property rights. They knew no society could be truly free without them.
Since taking control of both chambers of Congress, Republicans have been expected to trumpet patent reform as an issue with bipartisan support.
In a divisively partisan Washington, politicians and pundits lament the lack of bi-partisanship, compromise and a willingness to put partisan and ideological interests aside in the name of the common good.
House Republicans on Thursday restarted their campaign to reform U.S. patent laws, a bipartisan effort backed by heavyweights such as Google and Facebook that also has awakened protest from some conservatives who are fearful it will trample inventors' protections.
America's Constitution and laws have provided risk-takers, visionaries, and men and women with a valuable idea a fundamental protection for their work: the patent.