Last week, Reps. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) introduced pro-small-business legislation to reform the U.S. patent system.
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NSBA-supported legislation, the STRONGER Patents Act, was recently introduced which would strengthen the U.S. patent system and better protect small inventors.
Late last week, the House Judiciary Committee approved the NSBA-opposed Innovation Act (H.R. 9) 24-8 which, despite changes, still fails to adequately protect small inventors and remains very problematic.
Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine recently-introduced patent legislation that could be harmful to small inventors and patent holders.
On Thursday, March 19, 2015, Robert Schmidt, co-chair of the Small Business Technology Council, the high-tech arm of NSBA, testified...
Last week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), introduced the Innovation Act which identical to the previous iteration of the bill which NSBA opposed.
Today, the House Judiciary Committee is marking up the Innovation Act (H.R. 3309), a comprehensive and controversial patent reform bill introduced on Oct. 23, 2013 by Chairman Goodlatte and a bipartisan group of Members to address the purported increase in patent-related litigation.