Friday, Jul 11th, 2014

Committee Members Vote Yes on TROL Act of 2014

The Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act (TROL Act) is a bill crafted by the House Energy and Commerce Committee aimed at stopping abusive patent demand practices. We support the approach taken in the TROL Act because we believe this is a balanced solution that punishes bad actors while preserving the ability of legitimate patent holders to protect their property rights.

Monday, Jun 9th, 2014

The Ongoing Spin: Who’s to Blame for Patent Reform Efforts Derailing?

If it’s consistency you seek, the people and companies promoting patent reform have certainly delivered. They have an uncanny ability to identify the “bad guy” and play out that storyline whether it’s based in fact or not. Since the latest efforts at patent reform were put on hold a couple of weeks ago, we have learned of two potential sources of villainy: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and those pesky Trial Lawyers (so easy to hate).

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

American Inventors React to Delay of Patent Reform Bill

Big victory today as Senate Judiciary Chairman Leahy (D-VT) delayed patent legislation once again. As we have said in the past, we don't believe that this bill is being given the time and consideration it deserves.

We are hopeful that Congress recognizes that we need more time to craft a bill that will help American innovators while reducing unnecessary patent litigation. A statement was released from Edison Nation, USIJ and Entrepreneurs for Growth supporting the decision.

Read the full statement below:

Sunday, Apr 27th, 2014

Bloomberg Patent Reform Panel Recap

Why is Congress considering patent reform legislation that will chill R&D investment, devalue patents and create an unfairly balanced environment for large infringers vs. small inventors? That was the theme on April 1, when Bloomberg Government held an in-depth panel discussion in Washington, DC about the potential overhaul of the patent system. The discussion had panelists from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Trade Commission, Association of American Universities, Samsung Electronics, and more.

Monday, Apr 14th, 2014

Patent Reform Tweet Chat - April 28

Save the Inventor will be hosting a tweet chat on April 28, 2014. We have serious concerns that some of the measures under consideration far exceed what is necessary to target abusive patent litigation. Come join us as we discuss the current patent legislation before Congress.
Patent Reform Chat Details
Date: Monday, April 28th
Time: 4 pm EST
Moderator: @SavetheInventor
Hashtag: #patentsmatter

Special Guests:

Wednesday, Nov 20th, 2013

As Goodlatte Bill Heads Into Mark Up, Inventors and Patent Holders Express Concern

More than a dozen letters of opposition have streamed in this week as the business community weighs in on HR 3309. The letters come from inventors, Higher Education (AAU, ACE, AAMC, APLU, AUTM, COGR), BioTech (BIO), Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), Patent Office Professional Association (POPA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Innovation Alliance and more. Read through their concerns here.


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