STRONGER Patents Act ignores real problems with patent mistakes
September 13th, 2019
This past Wednesday, North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis and Delaware Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on “how to make our patent system stronger.” This issue affects everyone, and in particular the drug prices we pay. So, it’s disappointing that the senators did not address an obvious point: For the patent system to be strong, patents must be correct, not riddled with errors. Otherwise, this causes serious problems.
More than 80 American Businesses Send Letter to Senate Judiciary Opposing STRONGER Patents Act 2019
September 10th, 2019
More than 80 American businesses, from Main Street to manufacturers, sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing the STRONGER Patents Act of 2019.
27 University Professors Send Letter to Congress Opposing STRONGER Patents Act of 2019
September 9th, 2019
27 university professors have sent a letter to Congress opposing the STRONGER Patents Act of 2019.
UFPR Testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
June 5th, 2019
United for Patent Reform member Stephanie Martz testified on behalf of UFPR at the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary hearing, “The State of Patent Eligibility Law in America.”
UFPR: USPTO Must Consider Views of All Stakeholders
March 12th, 2019
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and its director must consider the views of all stakeholders, and Congress should use its
oversight role to insure PTO does so. That is the message hundreds of companies, startups and trade associations representing manufacturers, retailers and high tech are conveying to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property as part of Wednesday’s USPTO Oversight Hearing.