The ill-considered medical device excise tax used to fund Obamacare should be repealed. The tax will reduce spending on research and development and cost tens of thousands of jobs.
Although the problem of patent trolls is growing rapidly — a majority of patent lawsuits now involve such entities, costing billions of dollars annually — we should take care in our efforts to combat them.
In a recent ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court put an end to so-called 'reverse settlements' in pharmaceutical patent cases. But at what cost?
The Supreme Court’s decision in Hollingsworth v. Perry successfully dodged the bullet of a same-sex marriage ruling, but it also placed the democratic initiative process in peril.
In recent rulings on patents, the Supreme Court spoke with a rare, single voice, devising a framework that encourages innovation while also ensuring that its fruits are enjoyed fairly by consumers.
After a period of pushback, proponents of austerity are retaking the intellectual high ground and promoting responsible budgeting throughout the developed world.
An unexpected glimmer of hope might cast a new light on the Golden State.
Jonathan Last’s recent book gives an incisive analysis of the plummeting U.S. birth rate's key economic effects.
A closer look at environmentalists’ hatred of air travel.
Akhil Reed Amar seeks to establish a new approach to jurisprudence.
At first glance it certainly appears that way.
How the Golden State may unshackle workers from their union overlords.
Free speech rights ‘for computers’—in all their glory and with all their limitations—are fundamentally derived from human activity, warts and all.
The New Textualists found a receptive audience in the separate opinion authored by Justice Ginsburg and joined, mostly, by Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan.
Are there limits to markets?
Liberals, economic illiteracy, and The Tyranny of Clichés.
We have much to fear from our dysfunctional regime of higher education.
Progressive pundits are befuddled, time and again, by the resilience of Americans’ faith in free enterprise. Consider Thomas Frank.
A closer look at project labor agreements and their high cost to taxpayers.
As we seek to further calibrate the delicate balance so critical to our regime of incentivizing innovation, we should reform software patents, not repeal them.