Tag Archive: patent trolls

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.

House Approves NSBA-Opposed Innovation Act

June 16, 2015 6:17 pm Published by

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.

Senate Delves into Patent Reform

May 13, 2015 10:45 am Published by

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.

Patent Bill Reintroduced

February 11, 2015 10:30 am Published by

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.

House Judiciary to Markup Patent Reform Bill

November 20, 2013 8:18 am Published by

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.