In today’s knowledge-based global economy, economic development is contingent on innovation that creates jobs and stimulates competition in the global marketplace. Safeguarding intellectual property rights behind this innovation incentivizes the innovators and creators, attracts world-class research and development, and creates and sustains high-quality jobs. This session featured leading trade experts who discussed hot topics in global innovation and intellectual property.
CSG International Committee
Economic Development with a Global Mindset
August 10, 2014
Presentation by Representative John E. Barnes, Ohio
Barnes has focused his career on job creation, economic development and international business and commercial relations. He has traveled all over the world to work with public and private entities and share ideas to encourage economic development.