The Apple watch patent battle is the latest in a long war over innovation in America

Dec 20, 2023
Apple is is expected to end sales of two new watches after it lost a patent case. How does this compare to other patent conflicts?
Apple said it would halt the sale of its Series 9 and Ultra 2 watches as soon as this week.
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Why Trump's tariffs on newsprint were overturned

Aug 30, 2018
The U.S. International Trade Commission finds itself in more of the spotlight now that the White House is taking a bigger role in tariffs.
Jason Campbell adjusts rolls of newsprint before printing at The Columbian newspaper on April 18, 2018 in Vancouver, Washington. In January of 2017 the the U.S. Commerce Department imposed tariffs as much as 32 percent on Canadian newsprint causing paper prices to wildly skyrocket. The new prices may harm newspapers, already operating on razor thin margins, across the United States.
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Final rules over washing machine import tax sits with President Trump

Nov 22, 2017
President Donald Trump has a new trade decision on his plate: whether to impose tariffs on imported washing machines. The International Trade Commission has recommended a 50 percent tax on some foreign manufacturers. This is the type of case with huge political leeway for the president, and other industries seeking protection are watching closely.  Click […]