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Letter To DOJ Supporting Evidence Based Approach To Antitrust Enforcement of IP

mentioning Richard A. Epsteinvia Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Dear Assistant Attorney General Delrahim, As judges, former judges and government officials, legal academics and economists who are experts in antitrust and intellectual property law, we write to express our support for your recent announcement that the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice will adopt an evidence-based approach in applying antitrust law equally to both innovators who develop and implementers who use technological standards in the innovation industries.

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Land of Many Uses?

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 26, 2018

Public lands should be public—not private playgrounds. The administration’s scrutiny of national monuments could restore this principle. 

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The Libertarian: Privacy Rights in the Digital Age

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, December 14, 2017
A Supreme Court case tests the limits of government surveillance with new technologies.
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The Libertarian: AT&T, Time Warner, And Antitrust

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Should the Justice Department block a merger between media giants?

Stephen Haber presents at the IP2 Conference

Hoover IP² Announces 2018 Summer Institute

via Hoover IP2
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Stephen Haber, director of the Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Prosperity (Hoover IP²), announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Summer Institute on the Economics and Politics of Innovation (formerly the Summer Teaching Institute).

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Area 45: Of Patents, Trump, And Trolls Featuring Stephen Haber

interview with Stephen Haber, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

How the Trump administration can shield and spur American innovation.

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Ilves: Legislation More Important Than Technology In Creating Digital State

featuring Toomas Hendrik Ilvesvia ERR News
Monday, September 18, 2017

Former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, an advocate of Estonia as an e-state, stressed after a potential security risk was detected in Estonian ID cards that the country's reputation as an e-state was not under threat. The establishment of a digital state does not depend solely on technology, but also, more importantly, on a legislative basis

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The Drug Marketplace at Work

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 7, 2017

Competition already lowers the price of drugs—and it works better than price fixing ever could. 

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The Libertarian: Neil Gorsuch And The Supreme Court

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Analyzing Donald Trump's choice for Antonin Scalia's successor.

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The Libertarian: California's Housing Crisis

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

How regulation and government meddling drives California's housing prices sky-high.


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