Tag Archive for Judiciary Committee

Senator Leahy to Take Chair of IP Subcommittee

I’ve been informed that, contrary to what many expected, Senator Leahy will be taking over the Chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, with Senator Coons moving to a newly reconstituted Privacy, Technology, and the Law Subcommittee. Senator Leahy was one of the authors of the 2011 America Invents Act (AIA), and may…

House Introduces Bill Aimed at Disarming Patent Trolls

Today the House Judiciary Committee reintroduced the Innovation Act.  I am optimistic that this bill will get overwhelming bipartisan support again in Congress.  With so many diverse businesses facing abusive patent litigation and the President and Administration previously having weighed in calling for reforms, momentum is building for a vote in both chambers with broad…