Intellectual Property Rights
With heavy investments in research, U.S. universities are outpacing their international counterparts in receiving U.S. patents for new inventions.
Copyrighted works dating back to 1923 have now entered the public domain. That's important news for teachers, theater groups and others.
Following a push by Vietnam to improve enforcement of intellectual property laws, the U.S. trained 120 Vietnamese judges on intellectual property rights.
Protecting your ideas is critical in business. That's why the United States has some of the strongest intellectual property protections in the world.
President Trump has signed the 10 millionth U.S. patent, which went to an improved laser-detection method that could help pilot self-driving cars.
The U.S. secretary of state and his Chinese counterpart met in Washington to discuss a range of policy topics important to both nations.
The launch of China's C919 passenger jet came at the price of fair trade practices, forcing foreign companies to surrender their technologies.
China benefited immensely from joining the World Trade Organization in 2001. However, in the years since, it has not made good on promises to open its markets, a condition of its entry.
Following years of unfair trade practices by China, President Trump is directing the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to take action — including a 25 percent tariff on designated goods from China.