Posts Tagged: house subcommittee on ip


Issa strikes defiant tone over patent reform

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), a member of the House Judiciary Committee and the Chair of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, struck a defiant …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 57

Meet the Democrats of the House IP Subcommittee

Congressman Jerrold Nadler has been selected by Democrats to be the Ranking Member of the House IP Subcommittee. It appears that Issa may be getting squeezed out, …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

Patent Reform to be introduced in House next week

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 …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 1

IP and the 114th Congress: Meet the Republicans of the House IP Subcommittee

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 …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 2

Congressional Testimony: Lee on USPTO Patent Operations

Lee will tell Congress that the USPTO is on pace during FY 2014 to receive nearly 600,000 patent applications, which represents an increase of more than 5% as compared to …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 17

Why is Australia Re-Nominating Francis Gurry to Head WIPO?

A source with knowledge close to the situation has also told me that "there will be other shoes to drop; the DNA episode is not the last." …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 6

Patent Reform: House Holds Hearing on “Innovation Act”

The hearing focused on the effect the Innovation Act would have on the problem of abusive litigation practices and on the patent system as a whole. Three …

Comprehensive Copyright Reform on the Horizon in the US

The Copyright Office has told Congress that the copyright laws are showing their age and need Congressional attention. With the prospect of comprehensive copyright reform on the …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 16

House Subcommittee Pursues Answers to Litigation Abuses by Patent Assertion Entities

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on March 14, 2013, heard from six witnesses that the business of "patent assertion entities" (PAEs) is inflicting …
By AIPLA
7 years ago 1

The 113th Congress: Meet the Democrats on the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property

Two weeks ago House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) announced the House Judiciary Committee’s Republican subcommittee assignments for the 113th Congress. See Republicans of the …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1

IP and the 113th Congress: The Republicans of the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property

Earlier this week House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) announced the House Judiciary Committee's Republican subcommittee assignments for the 113th Congress. The subcommittee from the House …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

Calling A Truce Over ITC Patent Data

Reasonable minds may disagree about how significant the gap is. Indeed, it could fairly be said that the investigation figure I report is 50% higher than the ITC’…
By Colleen Chien
8 years ago 60

Weakening the ITC’s Patent Jurisdiction Will Harm US Economy

Licensing U.S. intellectual property strengthens the economy and improves our trade balance. Section 337, the statute that regulates unfair practices in import trade, is a key element …
By Bernard J. Cassidy
8 years ago 5

BIO Expresses Some Concern with House Patent Reform

BIO also is concerned about the inclusion of broader prior user rights in the House bill, and believes that this issue, coupled with the harmful inter partes …
By Jim Greenwood
9 years ago 3

Sensenbrenner to Kappos: Prior User Rights is Poison Pill

Today the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet, which is a subcommittee of the House Committee on the Judiciary, held a hearing on the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 47