—Bringing Data to a Rhetoric Fight—

The Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Productivity (Hoover IP²) extends the intellectual debate on intellectual property rights and patents from the dominion of legal scholars and government officials to include economists, political scientists, political economists, practicing attorneys, and business professionals.

Hoover IP² supports academic research that uses evidence and reason to examine the nexus of intellectual property rights and economic growth and innovation and to analyze the impact of laws, regulations, government agencies, and international organizations on innovative activities.


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