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Public Knowledge Opposes TROL Act as Bill Moves to Markup

April 28, 2015 Patent Reform , TROL Act

Today, Public Knowledge and other consumer groups sent a letter opposing The Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters (TROL) Act to Reps. Fred Upton (R-MI) and Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) of the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. The bill, which is intended to shield consumers from abusive patent demand letters, will proceed to markup Wednesday, April 29 at 10 a.m. Public Knowledge opposes the bill’s language in its current form and asks for stronger protections in the consumer interest.

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