Fritz Machlup, an economist, once said that if we didn't have a patent system it would be irresponsible to recommend one, but since we have one, it would be irresponsible to abolish it. An Economic Review of the Patent...more
Next September 1, 2013, Mexico will have a free trade zone with Central America, as the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Guatemala starts effects.
Previously, this FTA started effects for El Salvador (September 1,...more
The US is generally pretty keen on international free trade agreements. And why shouldn’t it be? After all, free trade agreements have the ability to open up foreign markets to US goods and services, allowing new and...more
International trade and investment in the energy sector takes place in a framework of treaties based on the conviction that all boats rise on the tide of free trade and underpinned by legal obligations, including the...more