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U.S. Senator Chris Coons

U.S. Senator

Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) represents Delaware in the United States Senate. He was elected in 2010 in a special election to replace Joe Biden who resigned from the Senate upon being elected Vice President. Coons was reelected to a full six-year term in 2014.

Senator Coons is a member of the Senate Appropriations, Foreign Relations, Judiciary, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Ethics committees. Having spent eight years working in the private sector for an advanced materials manufacturing company in Delaware prior to being elected to the Senate, Coons knows firsthand how important intellectual property protections are to promoting investments in breakthrough technologies and cures. On the Senate Judiciary Committee, he has fought to strengthen and modernize our nation’s patent system and establish new protections for American inventions and innovations.

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