Antitrust

Nadler Lauds Signing of Hatch-Goodlatte Music Modernization Act into Law

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) today released the following statement after the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (H.R. 1551), bipartisan legislation to update key provisions of U.S. copyright law regarding music licensing, was signed into law. “The Music Modernization Act provides a critical update to current copyright law to modernize the music ... Read more »

Statement of Ranking Member Nadler for the Markup of H.R. 5468, the Permitting Litigation Efficiency Act of 2018

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Committee markup of H.R. 5468, the Permitting Litigation Efficiency Act of 2018: “Mr. Chairman, today we are considering yet another de-regulatory bill destined to go nowhere. We should at least consider the implications of the so-called ‘Community S... Read more »

Statement of Ranking Member Nadler for the Hearing on “Examining the Wayfair Decision and its Ramifications for Consumers and Small Businesses”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Committee hearing on “Examining the Wayfair Decision and its Ramifications for Consumers and Small Businesses”: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s hearing. “In 1992, the Supreme Court held in Quill v. North Dakota that a state may collect ... Read more »

Nadler Statement on Approval of At&T-Time Warner Merger

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after a federal judge approved an $85 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner: “While I was skeptical about President Trump’s seemingly political motivations for opposing the AT&T-Time Warner transaction and remain deeply concerned about potential political interference in antitrust enforceme... Read more »

RANKING MEMBER NADLER’S STATEMENT ON THE U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE OVERSIGHT HEARING

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office oversight hearing: “The patent landscape has changed considerably in less than a decade. Starting with passage in 2011 of the America Invents Act, known as the AIA, and followed by a number of significant Supreme Court decisions,... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Report on Trump Tower Meeting

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee released more than 2,500 pages of documents related to its investigation into the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top Trump aides and a delegation of Russians who promised to help the Trump presidential campaign: “These preliminary findin... Read more »

Nadler Statement on Senate's Passage of Resolution Protecting Net Neutrality

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the Senate passed a Congressional Review Act measure reinstating the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules: "Today’s bipartisan vote in the Senate is a major step toward restoring strong net neutrality protections. Internet openness is critical to pro... Read more »

Top House Judiciary and Oversight Dems Renew Call for White House-Doj Communications on Time Warner Merger

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Today, top Democrats from the House Judiciary and House Oversight and Government Reform Committees sent a letter to the Department of Justice renewing their February 8, 2018 request for documents related to AT&T’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner in light of new concerns raised by recent statements regarding President Donald Trump’s potential interference with the Department’s merger review pro... Read more »