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Blog: 04/16/12

Semiconductor Industry’s Outsized Impact on Innovation

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Last week, the Commerce Department’s Economics and Statistics Administration and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a comprehensive study entitled, “Intellectual Property and the U.S. Economy.” You can access a copy of it here.

Intellectual Property
Blog: 03/19/12

Funding the Innovation Engine

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Last week representatives from the Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and NASA, testified before the Senate Commerce Committee at a hearing entitled, “Keeping America Competitive Through Investments in R&D”.  You can watch the full hearing here, http://1.usa.gov/xWprs9. 

Research
Blog: 03/09/12

Leading the Way on Climate Protection

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

 

Environment, Health & Safety
Blog: 02/17/12

A win-win moment for the U.S. technology industry and for taxpayers

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Tax
Blog: 12/12/11

In Honor of Dr. Robert Noyce

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Today would have been Dr. Robert Noyce’s 84th birthday. Noyce was the co-inventor of the integrated circuit, a credit he shared with Texas Instruments’ Jack Kilby for independent discoveries. The invention launched an industry that is now predicted to reach $300 billion in global sales, with U.S. firms capturing roughly half of the market. Semiconductors […]

Blog: 11/10/11

Not Politics As Usual

by Semiconductor Industry Association

On a regular day on Capitol Hill the partisan rhetoric is at full volume, but yesterday was not a regular day.

Anti-Counterfeiting
Blog: 10/19/11

Tech Boot Camp

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Blog: 10/11/11

Air, Water or Food

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Blog: 09/30/11

WSC/GAMS Meeting Marks Collaboration and Competition Within Global Semiconductor Community

by Semiconductor Industry Association

WSC/GAMS Meeting Marks Collaboration & Competition Within Global Semiconductor Community

Trade
Blog: 09/16/11

America Invents Act: Ensuring U.S. Tech Leadership for the Future

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Intellectual Property
Blog: 08/11/11

Semiconductors Drive Vehicle Fuel Efficiency

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

Emerging Technologies
Blog: 07/28/11

Unleashing America’s Potential: Corporate Tax Reform

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Tax