Rapid innovation has long been at the heart of a strong American economy and our ability to compete globally. To harness this creativity, the U.S. government is trying to maintain a patent system that rewards innovators, while also protecting them from patent infringers and abusers of the patent system, often called "patent trolls."
The CSIS Americas Program and El País will host a live edition of Club de Prensa -- the premier forum on today's most urgent issues with leading experts from the Americas. During this televised event, speakers will discuss this week's visit by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to Washington, D.C. To what extent will this visit set the tone for a revitalized bilateral relationship?
In the run-up to President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington on June 30, all eyes are on the future of U.S.-Brazil relations. Increasing investment and trade -- as shown in ApexBrasil's new Brazil-U.S. Investments Map -- make the bilateral economic relationship strongre than ever, even as the two countries work to revitalize their diplomatic ties.
The CSIS Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies is pleased to invite you to participate in the " Dynamic Philippine Economy: Growth, Reform, and Looking Ahead" conference on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.
India is a key component of the U.S. rebalance to Asia and is making rapid strides toward faster economic growth and a revamped foreign policy. But how does India see herself using this lens? Are the U.S. and India moving towards a long term confluence of interests? One year after laying out a vision for Prime Minister Modi’s foreign policy objectives, Amb. H.K.
The CSIS Pacific Partners Initiative, and the ambassadors and representatives of Pacific countries and territories, are pleased to host Pacific Day on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The event will feature a seminar from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. addressing policy concerns in the Pacific.
We regret to announce that this event has been cancelled due to a change in the Minister's travel schedule. We hope to reschedule soon, and apologize for any inconvenience.
Ambassador Richard Verma, who took charge as U.S. envoy to India in January, will provide a status update on the U.S.-India relationship and focus his remarks on the progress made in key areas over the past year as well as the challenges that remain. This event will be on the record.