Patent Legislation

Save The Inventor – Our Mission

September 18, 2014
At Save The Inventor, our goal is to be a resource for the latest news, facts, interviews and the occasional opinion about legislative changes to our patent system and potential risks to the best incentive for inventors and innovation in the industrial world. It is our belief that any effort to address abuse in patent litigation through changes to the law should be narrowly focused to avoid placing new burdens on patent holders, and carefully crafted to preserve the role of an independent judiciary.
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Committee Members Vote Yes on TROL Act of 2014

July 11, 2014
The Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act (TROL Act) is a bill crafted by the House Energy and Commerce Committee aimed at stopping abusive patent demand practices. We support the approach taken in the TROL Act because we believe this is a balanced solution that punishes bad actors while preserving the ability of legitimate patent holders to protect their property rights.
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The Ongoing Spin: Who’s to Blame for Patent Reform Efforts Derailing?

June 9, 2014
If it’s consistency you seek, the people and companies promoting patent reform have certainly delivered. They have an uncanny ability to identify the “bad guy” and play out that storyline whether it’s based in fact or not.
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American Inventors React to Delay of Patent Reform Bill

May 20, 2014
Big victory today as Senate Judiciary Chairman Leahy (D-VT) delayed patent legislation once again. As we have said in the past, we don't believe that this bill is being given the time and consideration it deserves.
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Bloomberg Patent Reform Panel Recap

April 27, 2014
Why is Congress considering patent reform legislation that will chill R&D investment, devalue patents and create an unfairly balanced environment for large infringers vs. small inventors? That was the theme on April 1, when Bloomberg Government held an in-depth panel discussion in Washington, DC about the potential overhaul of the patent system.
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Patent Reform Tweet Chat – April 28

April 14, 2014
Save the Inventor will be hosting a tweet chat on April 28, 2014. We have serious concerns that some of the measures under consideration far exceed what is necessary to target abusive patent litigation.
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Myth Vs. Fact

December 16, 2013
There is a lot of misleading information about patents and the U. S.
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Weekly News Highlights 11/14 – 21, 2013

November 22, 2013
It was a fast paced week on the Hill as Goodlatte's Innovation Act, H. R.
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As Goodlatte Bill Heads Into Mark Up, Inventors and Patent Holders Express Concern

November 20, 2013
More than a dozen letters of opposition have streamed in this week as the business community weighs in on HR 3309. The letters come from inventors, Higher Education (AAU, ACE, AAMC, APLU, AUTM, COGR), BioTech (BIO), Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), Patent Office Professional Association (POPA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Innovation Alliance and more.
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Weekly News Highlights 11/6 – 13 2013

November 15, 2013
Media coverage of patent reform has been gaining momentum. Each week, we will share links to a few stories we believe shed light on issues related to the various bills.
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