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Intellectual Property

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Plain Packaging Spreads to Ireland

Following Australia's 2012 foray into plain packaging, the Irish Senate adopted a resolution to restrict the use of corporate logos and trademarks on cigarette packaging on March 3, 2015.

Deborah Collier March 9, 2015
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Remarks of Thomas Schatz to American Legislative Exchange Council State and Nation Policy Summit

December 5, 2014

CAGW Staff December 5, 2014
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New CAGW Report on Intellectual Property

On November 17, 2014, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release its latest report, “Intellectual Property: Making It Personal.”  Co-authored by CAGW President Tom Schatz and Director of Technology and Telecommunications Policy Deborah...

Deborah Collier November 13, 2014
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The Secret’s Out about Plain Packaging

Award-winning author Madeleine L'Engle wrote in her 1968 novel, "The Young Unicorns,” that “[t]o take away a man's freedom of choice, even his freedom to make the wrong choice, is to manipulate him as though he were a puppet and not a person.”

Deborah Collier September 10, 2014
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The Brave New World of Intellectual Piracy

By any standard, the Pirates of the Caribbean have nothing on the antics of the pirates of India.  An April 2013 Indian Supreme Court decision has handed over the keys to the castle, and declared open season on pirating intellectual property (IP). ...

Deborah Collier September 11, 2013
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Europe Assaults U.S. Businesses

As the global economy slows, every effort should be made to encourage businesses to invest, innovate, and market their products around the world.  Unfortunately for taxpayers and investors, European regulators are abusing their power in a manner...

Thomas Schatz February 29, 2008


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