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Michelle Wein
Michelle Wein is ITIF’s Trade Policy Analyst, specializing in the connections between international trade, innovation, intellectual property and economic productivity. Her work has been featured in PC Magazine, The Hill, Politico and Inside U.S. Trade, among others. Prior to joining ITIF, Michelle worked on intellectual property policy at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of State. She also spent four months studying European Union governance challenges in Berlin, Germany. Michelle holds a Masters of Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelors of Science with Honors in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Michigan.

Entries by Michelle Wein

Did Gawker Infringe Copyright? That's a Bingo!

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 4:27 PM

When a gossip website like to play with Samurai swords, sometimes things go wrong. Last week, the entertainment website Gawker linked to the leaked draft script of Quentin Tarantino's proposed upcoming film, The Hateful Eight. Now, Tarantino is suing the site for copyright infringement, claiming...

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Blah-humbug: Leaked Trade Agreement Shows (Surprise!) U.S. Looking Out for Its Interests

(12) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 2:43 PM

Last week, the website WikiLeaks published the confidential draft text of the intellectual property (IP) chapter for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, a trade agreement being negotiated by 12 countries in and around the Asia-Pacific region. Soon after, several public advocacy groups -- Public Citizen,

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