The Office of Advocacy is pleased to announce the launch of a new interactive graphic titled “3 Reasons to Love Your Region.” This product aims to highlight the qualities that make each small business region unique. From thriving small manufacturing
Congress is currently considering another round of reform of our nation’s patent system. Current reform efforts are aimed at curbing the practice of sending fraudulent demand letters to extort unjust licensing fees or settlements by alleging broad claims of patent
By Jonathan Porat, Regulatory Economist, Office of Advocacy Congress has ramped up efforts to pass patent reform legislation after years of debate and discussion. This increased attention to intellectual property has touched on the importance of patents to small businesses.
The Office of Advocacy released a new report, Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories, an annual snapshot of state-level small business activity which includes information on the number of firms, employment, demographics and other topics using the most
Federal Agency Compliance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act Saved Small Businesses at Least $4.8 Billion in FY 2014
The Office of Advocacy has released the Report on the Regulatory Flexibility Act FY 2014. The report is a requirement of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), which directs the Chief Counsel for Advocacy to monitor federal agency compliance with the
The Office of Advocacy has released the Annual Report of the Office of Economic Research, FY 2014. In fiscal year 2014, Advocacy produced 23 contract and internal research reports on a variety of topics including access to capital, employment, environment,