PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESS, PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Technology & IP

August 9th, 2018 by

by Karen Kerrigan- Over the last couple of decades, the internet has flourished as a tool for small businesses to grow, innovate and prosper. New businesses and business models enabled by connectivity have ensured that America’s small business sector is one of the most competitive in the world. Since the internet’s inception, regulators on both sides of the aisle […]

July 20th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider By Karen Kerrigan- At a July 11 House Small Business Committee hearing on helping small businesses to protect their intellectual property (IP), Committee members examined how entrepreneurs in the digital technology industry use IP to help their business, and the issues they face when navigating the IP process. As noted by the […]

April 30th, 2018 by

By Karen Kerrigan- During National Small Business Week, we are reminded about the significant role America’s small businesses play in supporting communities across the United States and contributing to our national economy. And in a business landscape that is becoming increasingly digital, it’s important to remember that sound internet policy is essential to creating an […]

April 26th, 2018 by

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today is World IP Day, an annual event to educate citizens and government leaders about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.  For entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as those who hope to start a business someday, strengthening IP rights […]

April 4th, 2018 by

by Raymond J. Keating- Focusing on the overall trade deficit and deficits with particular countries, President Donald Trump has been emphasizing the imposition of tariffs, along with quotas, on assorted products and/or nations. The latest action by the Administration on April 3 includes proposed tariffs on Chinese goods, which relate to intellectual property theft and unfair […]

April 3rd, 2018 by

Small Business Insider by Raymond J. Keating- Small business and consumers are looking forward to the deployment of 5G wireless technology. Already having benefitted from the investments made in broadband technology and networks – both wired and wireless – the entrepreneurial sector of our economy understands the further substantial innovations to be generated from the […]

March 16th, 2018 by

Small Business Roundtable with FCC Commissioner Carr: Upcoming Vote Paves the Way for Deployment of Faster, More Reliable Wireless Service   by Raymond J. Keating- There’s a great deal of talk about infrastructure of late. But where real opportunity for productive, private-sector infrastructure investment exists is in the area of next generation, or 5G, wireless technology. […]

February 9th, 2018 by

by Karen Kerrigan- On February 8, the U.S. Chamber’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) released the 2018 International IP Index titled “Create.”  The annual global ranking is important as the findings offer key insights for policy makers and elected officials who want to improve their business environments, the performance of their economies, and the innovative capacity of […]

January 30th, 2018 by

By Karen Kerrigan– Entrepreneurs have entered 2018 with solid optimism and a strengthening economy.  Indeed, the keys to small business growth and healthy entrepreneurship hinge on strong and sustainable economic growth and the continuance of policies that lift government imposed barriers, encourage capital formation and investment. To that end, entrepreneurs are hopeful that President Trump and Congress will […]

January 28th, 2018 by

By Karen Kerrigan– Entrepreneurs have entered 2018 with solid optimism and a strengthening economy.  Indeed, the keys to small business growth and healthy entrepreneurship hinge on strong and sustainable economic growth and the continuance of policies that lift government imposed barriers, encourage capital formation and investment. To that end, entrepreneurs are hopeful that President Trump and […]

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