Jeff Ferry is Research Director at the Coalition for a Prosperous America, responsible for building CPA’s resources of original research and analysis regarding trade and industrial policies to re- establish America’s prosperity and world-leading economic growth.

 

On January 16, a grand jury in the US District Court in Seattle, Washington indicted Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei for theft of trade secrets and attempting to corruptly obstruct a civil lawsuit. The indictment also contains the amazing revelation that, in the midst of a dispute over intellectual property theft with T-Mo USA, Huawei implemented a company-wide policy of paying bonuses to employees to reward them for stealing the intellectual property of competitors.