The STRONGER Patents Act Continues to Gain Support in Congress and Beyond

August 8, 2019

Last month, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators and Representatives reintroduced The STRONGER Patents Act to fight the decline of the U.S. patent system. The legislation, which already has 6 cosponsors in the Senate and 19 cosponsors in the House, aims to reverse harmful congressional actions and court decisions that have led to lowered confidence in patent protections among small inventors, innovators, and investors. Importantly, it would help reinforce America’s global competitiveness by ensuring our system remains among the best in the world.

In addition to growing support on Capitol Hill, the STRONGER Patents Act continues to gain support beyond Congress, with a wide range of organizations, including the Association of American Universities, the American Conservative Union and the National Small Business Association taking notice and voicing their approval.

Want to learn more about why The STRONGER Patents Act is so important? Watch the videos below that feature three IP experts discussing the legislation.

Representative Steve Stivers, R-OH - Why I Support The STRONGER Patents Act

Former USPTO Director David Kappos - What is The STRONGER Patents Act?

Melissa Brand, Associate Counsel and Director for IP Policy, BIO - The STRONGER Patents Act

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