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Multiple sources have confirmed that House Judiciary Committee Chairman Congressman Bob Goodlatte R-VA will soon introduce the latest round of patent reform legislation in the United States House of Representatives The bill which will be nearly identical to the…

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With Republicans in control of both Chambers the Administration may finally get TPA fast- track negotiating authority for trade agreements that allows the President to negotiate international agreements that Congress can approve or disapprove but cannot amend or filibuster…

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It might now be said that in the United States reward for innovation is another loss to be eliminated or minimized Watch out inventors Instead of address and study what should be done about supposedly offending actions Congress stands…

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte R-VA will keep copyright high on the Judiciary Committee s agenda in the th Congress Given that Chairman Goodlatte has already held nearly twenty hearings as part of his copyright review it is…

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Congress won't accomplish much if anything if it gets mired in the substance of patent law during the inevitable patent reform cycle in the th Congress Similarly vilifying all innovators as if everyone who owns a patent is somehow…

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In the Senate the Judiciary Committee is where any action relating to intellectual property reform will be played out Key Republican Senators on the Judiciary Committee including Senators Grassley Cronyn and Hatch are on record as saying that more…

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With respect to intellectual property it is the House Judiciary Committee that will set the agenda for any potential legislative reform over the next two years with the Subcommittee on Courts Intellectual Property and the Internet leading the way…

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The sensible response to all these new and evolving circumstances is not a rush to pass a bill but a pause to evaluate the rapidly changing situation Many expert leaders including the former PTO Director David Kappos have so…

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It is good business for Google to have a weaker patent system but insulating the natural monopoly that Google has become by destroying the patent system isn t the answer for a prosperous America As a result of misguided…

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This will be the first time that Lee has had a confirmation hearing The timing suggests that the Obama Administration and Senator Reid think that they can get Lee confirmed prior to the end of this Congressional session which…

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The unfortunate reality is the United States is no longer the most favorable jurisdiction for innovators There has been a full assault on patent rights that started at least as early as Ever since we have seen proposed legislative…

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This survey shows what those in the industry have long known patent trolls and the need for patent reform are NOT the biggest problems facing the high tech industry in the United States In fact of respondents feel that…

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