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.
Pushback Derails Company That Thrived on Patent Lawsuits
December 16th, 2018
Shipping & Transit LLC sued more than 100 mostly small companies in 2016, making it the largest filer of patent lawsuits that year. But when the Florida company recently declared bankruptcy, it valued its U.S. patents at just $1.
Patent Trolls and Bad Patents Continue to Be Reality for U.S. Companies
October 23rd, 2018
UFPR's statement on Director Iancu’s Oct. 18 speech to the EDTX Annual Bar Association dinner
UFPR Statement on USPTO BRI Final Rule
October 15th, 2018
USPTO Weakens Critical Process for American Businesses to Fight Abusive Patent Litigation
UFPR Statement on Restoring America's Leadership in Innovation Act and Inventor Protection Act
August 6th, 2018
New Patent Bills Threaten Critical Tools Protecting Innovative Small Businesses from Abusive Litigation