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  • ‘Patent troll’ accusations unfair, based on incorrect assumptions

    We wanted to address comments made about Nokia in Steven Titch’s Congress Blog post in The Hill on May 5 (“ ‘Transformer’ patent trolls present latest threat to innovation”). 

    As a company that continues to invest billions of dollars in R&D across our businesses, any assertion...

  • GOP chairman wrong on science

    We are writing in response to Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith’s (R-Texas) op-ed “If everything is a priority, nothing is” (May 18).

    He asserts that the U.S. must prioritize certain types of scientific research over others. He is correct that if the U.S. falls...

  • Don’t be hasty on Open Skies

    On behalf of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council, our association writes in response to accusations made over several months by American, Delta and United airlines regarding alleged subsidies to Middle Eastern airlines. These airlines and other aviation stakeholders in the U.S. have a different...

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  • Secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership is more treaty than trade deal

    OPINION | Supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) want to rush it through Congress with a procedure called “fast-track” that forces a quick vote and offers no opportunity to amend the deal. This would be a mistake.

  • Remember

    Acts of remembrance are a way of life for the families of the missing and the fallen, and we should take heed of their example. 

  • Reform regulation to let more banks serve Main Street

    Traditional lending institutions should not be burdened with unnecessary rules that hinder lending.