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The Explosion of Patent Litigation
Recorded: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr., author of
, appeared on the Steve Malzberg Show on Newsmax TV. Watkins talks about patent trolls, who are costing billions to the US economy by filing lawsuits against innovators. The result of these lawsuits slows the process of new technology and stifles innovation.
Experts: William J. Watkins Jr. Type: Television Issues: Business, Free Market Economics, Litigation, Regulation and Deregulation, Science, Technology
Abby Hall on
The Scott Horton Radio Show
Recorded: Friday, September 19, 2014
Research Fellow Abby Hall appeared on the Scott Horton radio show and talks about her recent article,
Perfecting Tyranny: Foreign Intervention as Experimentation in State Control, published in the Fall 2014 issue of The Independent Review, which she wrote with Research Fellow Christopher Coyne.
Experts: Abigail R. Hall Type: Radio Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Power, History (International), History (U.S), Political Ideology and Philosophy, Technology
Jonathan Bean on
The Bob Zadek Show
Recorded: Sunday, August 10, 2014
Research Fellow Jonathan Bean, author of
appeared on The Bob Zadek Show, a Libertarian talk show broadcast live on Talk 910 KKSF.
Race and Liberty in America
Experts: Jonathan Bean Type: Radio Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Free Market Economics, Freedom, History (U.S), Politics, Race Issues, Religion
Robert Nelson on
BookTalks debates Christian Felber on Economics as Religion
Recorded: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Economist Tomás Sedláček hosts a
BookTalks debate with Institute Senior Fellow and economist Robert Nelson and guests from fields of theology, philosophy and economics.
Nelson is author of .
The New Holy Wars: Economic Religion vs. Environmental Religion in Contemporary America
Experts: Robert H. Nelson Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Economists, Free Market Economics, Religion
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
Ivan Eland on Edward Snowdens NBC News Interview
Recorded: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
On Canadas CTV, Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland reacts to the recent network television interview of Edward Snowden. Eland says that Snowdens actions are a net positive for America as he calls attention to the NSA spying on American citizens.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Defense and Foreign Policy, Freedom, Government Power, Technology
Ivan Eland Joins Discussion on Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack
Recorded: Thursday, September 5, 2013
Ivan Eland interviewed for report on the RT Global News Channel concerning a chemical weapons attack in Syria.
Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Defense and Foreign Policy, Technology, Terrorism and National Crises
Mary Theroux on ARNNSnowden and the Surveillance State
Recorded: Monday, July 22, 2013
Mary Theroux, Senior Vice President at the Independent Institute, is interviewed by host Ernie Brown on the topic of Edward Snowden and the US Governments Surveillance State.
Experts: Mary L. G. Theroux Type: Radio Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Technology, Terrorism and National Crises