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.
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.
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.
April 1, 2014
More advocacy organizations and additional trade groups continue their lobbying effort approaching the proposed markup date, and previously unheard groups are finally speaking out. A group consisting of over 200 universities, startups and other companies sent a letter on Tuesday, 4/29 warning of the potential consequences that will result from changes that they say “go far beyond what is necessary or desirable to combat abusive patent litigation.
January 24, 2014
There have been a number of erroneous "facts" and statements made that have influenced the dialogue in Washington, and around the country, about why patent reform is needed. We've created this infographic to help stop the spread of misinformation.
December 20, 2013
We are cheered, as we head into the holidays, by hints from the Senate Judiciary Committee that patent reform will not be rushed to a vote as it was in the House. It appears that the voices of inventors and universities are being heard, and might even have an opportunity to be heard directly, in a hearing next year.
November 22, 2013
It was a fast paced week on the Hill as Goodlatte's Innovation Act, H. R.
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.
November 12, 2013
At a conference hosted by the Innovation Alliance in September in Washington D. C.
October 10, 2013
Patent reform threatens small business There’s an idea looming in Congress and it threatens the core of our economy: small businesses. The biggest thing our country has is technology and the skills, knowhow, excitement and innovation to create something new.