How big business defeated antitrust, ushering in monopolies and oligopolies, to our nation's detriment.
Second of two parts; read the first: Is Manufacturing Industry Consolidation Stifling Competition and Innovation?
The U.S. manufacturing economy is growing, a new NAM survey finds, but at a much slower pace than the more-robust levels experienced just a few months ago. Significant headwinds are dampening employer optimism and customer demand.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is projected to reduce the rate of reshoring and manufacturing jobs being brought back to the U.S. Combined with the high U.S. dollar, the impact is likely to be severe.
Post Grant Opposition procedures (PGOs) are being used to invalidate 76% of the patents at which they are directed. Now, there are three patent reform bills in consideration by the House and Senate that are all purporting to fix some of the problems.