Tag Archive: Patent Reform

Patent Reform Must Foster Growth

February 22, 2021 11:39 pm Published by

Problem: Weakened patent laws continue to undermine the U.S. patent system. Changes over the last two decades discourage and deter...

NSBA Supports Patent Reform Bill

July 3, 2018 3:53 pm Published by

Last week, Reps. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) introduced pro-small-business legislation to  reform the U.S. patent system.

NSBA Opposes Patent Bill

May 4, 2016 8:42 am Published by

Yesterday, NSBA sent a letter urging Senate opposition to the VENUE Act, which is based off of portions of the NSBA-opposed Innovation Act (H.R. 9).

Patent Litigation Report Released

April 6, 2016 6:57 am Published by

The White House Council of Economic Advisors recently released a report on patent litigation which summarizes a number of developments and trends in the U.S. patent environment.

Senate Committee Discusses Patent Reform

February 23, 2016 6:21 pm Published by

On Feb. 25, the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee will hold a hearing entitled examining the state of the U.S. patent system since passage of the America Invents Act.

NSBA’s 2016 Legislative Outlook

February 17, 2016 11:24 am Published by

NSBA has compiled a list of the key issues facing small business that Congress may address in its shortened 2016 legislative calendar.

Prospects Dim For Patent Reform This Fall

October 14, 2015 10:45 am Published by

Congress appears to have put on the back-burner NSBA-opposed patent measures, the Innovation Act and the PATENT Act given various must-do measures and strong opposition from inventors, small businesses and various other stakeholders.

Patent Reform Outlook for the Fall

September 9, 2015 3:22 pm Published by

Amid a very busy fall for Congress is the specter of revisiting NSBA-opposed patent reform legislation which would have a widespread, damaging impact on small inventors.