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William J. Watkins, Jr. on Patent Trolls
Recorded: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr. appeared on XMSatellite radios Innovation Navigation show to talk about his new book
. The cost of patent trolls is staggering, both in terms of lost work and in court costs and attorney fees. The outmoded patent system in the US is discussed, including proposals for reforming the patent system.
Patent Trolls: Predatory Litigation and the Smothering of Innovation
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Radio Issues: Antitrust, Competition, and Monopoly, Business, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
David Theroux Discusses Youths Political Future
Recorded: Friday, April 12, 2013
Independent Institute Founder and President, David J. Theroux discusses libertarianism, politics, and today's youth with host Gary Franchi on the Next News Network.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Culture/ Society, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics
Full Video of The Independent Institutes 25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Part 1 |
Full Video of The Independent Institutes 2011
25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty held November 15, 2011.
Part 1: Introductory Remarks and Tribute to Robert Higgs
Part 2: Tribute to Mario Vargas Llosa
Part 3: History of The Independent Institute and Fund for the Future
Part 4: Tribute to Lech Walesa
Part 5: Special Tributes, Sponsors, and Credits
Experts: Leszek Balcerowicz, Price V. Fishback, Robert Higgs, Ron Paul, Jorge Quiroga, David J. Theroux, Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Mario Vargas Llosa, Lech Wałęsa, Yuri Yarim-Agaev Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Government Power, History (International), History (U.S), Latin America, Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privatization, Property Rights, Terrorism and National Crises
William Watkins on NPRs Talk of the Nation Discussing Supreme Court Nominations
Recorded: Tuesday, June 29, 2010
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With the hearings on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court, Research Fellow
William J. Watkins, Jr., was interviewed on NPRs Talk of the Nation to discuss how to revise the nomination and selection process of Supreme Court Justices, based on his recent article in the Washington Examiner, A role for the people in judicial selection.
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Radio Issues: Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Litigation, Politics
Bush, Obama, and Presidential Power
Recorded: Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Ron Paul, Richard Shenkman, and Ivan Eland, author of
, discuss which presidents were the best and worst at promoting peace, prosperity, and liberty.
Experts: Ivan Eland, Ron Paul, Richard Shenkman, David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Power, History (U.S), Politics
Why Are Politicians Always Trying to Scare Us?
Recorded: Thursday, December 6, 2007
Part 1 |
Experts: Robert Higgs, David J. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Stopping Violent Crime
New Directions for Crime Reduction & Prevention
Recorded: Tuesday, December 3, 1996
Presented by The Koch Crime Commission and the Independent Institute
Filmed 3 December, 1996 at Washburn University, Topeka, KS
Experts: Bruce L. Benson, Erika Holzer, Erika Holzer, Wendy Kaminer, William I. Koch, Alan J. Lizotte, Arthur R. Miller, David B. Sentelle, David J. Theroux, Richard L. Thornburgh, Hubert Williams, Marvin E. Wolfgang, James R. Wyrsch Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Crime, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Drugs (Illicit), Freedom, Government Power, Gun Control, History (U.S), Law Enforcement, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Race Issues, Urban Issues