Problem: Weakened patent laws continue to undermine the U.S. patent system. Changes over the last two decades discourage and deter...
Tag Archive: Patent Reform
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-supported legislation, the STRONGER Patents Act, was recently introduced which would strengthen the U.S. patent system and better protect small inventors.
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).
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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.
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 has compiled a list of the key issues facing small business that Congress may address in its shortened 2016 legislative calendar.
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.
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.