Entries Matching: Patent Reform

What’s Going On with Patent Reform in Congress?

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So over at the Patent Reform Department of Public Knowledge, we’ve been busy with so many things this summer—the ClearCorrect v. ITC case, technology standards patents, Oracle v. Google (wait, that’s not really patents), writing science fiction—that we haven’t had much time to talk about what’s going on in Congress with patent reform. But trust me, there’s a lot going on over there too.

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A Piece of Internet Freedom, in the Hands of an Appeals Court

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It may seem hard to believe that the future of the Internet is at the forefront of an “extremely boring case about invisible braces.” But that’s exactly what’s happening with a case called ClearCorrect v. International Trade Commission, which was argued this morning before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Newegg Defeats a Patent Troll in Battle Royale over Encryption Technologies

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Online electronics retailer Newegg is having a sale tomorrow to celebrate its victory in its patent lawsuit against TQP Development. I’ll let other articles explain the background of the case, but the basics are that Newegg was sued by TQP, whom Newegg calls a “patent troll,” over several patents on encryption technologies. Last week the judge finally declared those patents invalid.

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Media Alert: Public Knowledge Hosts Patent Reform Briefing June 24

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Public Knowledge and R Street Institute will host a patent reform briefing June 24 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Rayburn House Office Building. The briefing will discuss patent reform bills moving through the House and Senate, including the Senate PATENT Act, House Innovation Act, and House TROL Act. Both members of the press and Congressional staff are welcome to attend.

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