Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: April 18 Edition

Hi there!  The Senate is on recess this week and next, so there are no official legislative updates at the moment.  But new legislative drafts are now circulating, which demonstrates that the bipartisan agreements reached late last week are being fully developed into fruition at a nice pace.  Matt told you more about the process and progress in a post on Monday, and on Tuesday he had a post on Apple’s hypocritical patent stances.  Another CCIA blog, the Disruptive Competition Project, featured a post yesterday on the Rockstar consortium’s patent trolling conspiracy.

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Ali Sternburg

Ali Sternburg

Ali Sternburg is Senior Policy Counsel at the Computer & Communications Industry Association. After initially joining as a Legal Fellow in June 2011, she focuses on online copyright issues and other areas of intellectual property policy. She also works on DisCo (the Disruptive Competition Project). She received her J.D. in 2012 from American University Washington College of Law, where she was a Student Attorney in the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, President of the Intellectual Property Law Society, Senior Symposium Chair and Senior Marketing Manager for the Intellectual Property Brief, and a Dean’s Fellow at the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property. She graduated from Harvard College in 2009 where she studied Government and Music, wrote her senior honors thesis on “Theoretical and Legal Views on U.S. Government Involvement in Musical Creativity Online,” and interned at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School.