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Protect Inventors, Preserve Innovation

Protect Inventors, Preserve Innovation is a special report prepared by The Washington Times Advocacy Department.

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Rep. Jim Jordan and Joshua D. Wright

Leadership needed to undo attacks on patent rights

Intellectual property rights are fundamental to the type of economic growth, competition and innovation that our economy requires to thrive and to increase the standard of living for all. Strong IP rights — and patents in particular — are critical to the success of ideas and products.

Protecting Intellectual Property for National Security Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Intellectual property and the national security issue

America faces an increasingly complex security environment. Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria pose immediate challenges, of course, but China's rise, Russian foreign policy, and inharmonious relations with countries like Iran and Venezuela raise larger questions.