• Free Market Groups Oppose Biden’s Weaponization of Antitrust Agencies
    A coalition of free-market advocates has issued a stark warning to Congress about the Biden administration’s antitrust policies. The coalition alleges that President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are acting beyond their remit, using their powers to provide political cover for Biden’s […]
  • Conservative Groups Urge Biden Admin to Oppose Cuts to Medicare Advantage
    This week, 16 conservative think tanks and advocacy groups organized a coalition letter in opposition to the Biden Administration’s recent efforts to undermine the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. The letter argues that, in addition to being an extremely popular and more efficient form of coverage, Medicare Advantage stands as a protection against […]
  • Coalition: Reauthorize TCJA Provisions to Protect Taxpayers and Businesses
    As we step into the dawn of a new year, the economic landscape remains uncertain for many Americans. The challenges of persistent inflation, escalating interest rates, and an ever-changing economic climate have left an indelible mark on 2023. In response to these pressing issues, a coalition of organizations, led by […]
  • Coalition Letter to End IRA Prescription Drug Price Controls
    In a letter addressed to Congress, and organized by Competitive Enterprise Institute, the undersigned organizations express their strong concerns regarding the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), particularly its provisions related to prescription drug price controls. The coalition argues that the IRA’s prescription drug price control regime is unnecessary, as it focuses […]
  • Coalition Letter Opposing Biden Administration Push for Broadband Rate Regulation
    A letter organized by the Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) and signed by the Market Institute, was sent today to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo with nearly three dozen signatories representing more than 30 national and state free-market organizations expressing concern with the Biden Administration’s disregard for Congressional intent in […]

  • The Market Institute Submits Comment to NIH
    The National Institutes of Health has asked the public to submit written comments responding to a Workshop on Transforming Discoveries into Products: Maximizing NIH’s Levers to Catalyze Technology Transfer. See comment below: More innovation is fairly easy – create the right incentives For good or bad – people, businesses, investors, […]
  • Patent Pirates, Not Patent Trolls, Are Hurting Our Economy
    Market Institute President Charles Sauer has a new article in RealClear Policy looking at what drives an innovative economy and what hurts it. “For years, special interests have used the specter of the so-called “patent troll” in their never-ending attempt to vilify innovators and undermine the patent system. This campaign was done to advance the agenda of […]
  • The Pendulum Is Swinging Toward Innovation
    After huddling in our caves for a year – the world is coming to life again. That will be good for the economy, it will be good for everyone’s mental health, but most importantly it will likely mean a boom in innovation. The problem is that until the Trump Administration […]
  • Boring Biden takes on Innovation
    Market Institute President Charles Sauer has a new piece out in the Washington Examiner on a new executive order by the Biden administration on mergers and acquisitions. “Compared to the craziness and unpredictability of the last administration, the Biden administration is fairly calm. One might say it’s even boring. But […]
  • Biden Should Respect Vaccine Makers’ Patent Rights
    Market Institute President Charles Sauer has a new piece in RealClear Policy on patent rights. The White House recently issued a patent waiver for Covid-19 vaccines. Here’s an excerpt of Sauer’s article: “President Biden recently made what the Wall Street Journal referred to as the worst single Presidential decision since Nixon’s […]
  • World IP Day
    World Intellectual Property Day 2021 shines a light on the critical role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the economy and how they can use intellectual property (IP) rights to build stronger, more competitive and resilient businesses.  The Market Institute is pleased to sign the ad below celebrating World IP Day […]