Intellectual Property

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “Lost Einsteins: Lack of Diversity in Patent Inventorship and the Impact on America’s Innovation Economy”

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on the lack of diversity in patent inventorship and its impact on the innovation economy: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you for holding this important hearing to investigate why there is a l... Read more »

Chairman Nadler & Ranking Member Collins Hold First Judiciary Committee Meeting of the 116th Congress, Announce Committee Roster

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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee held its first full Committee meeting to introduce new Members, adopt Committee Rules of Procedure, appoint Subcommittee Chairs and Ranking Members, and approve the assignment of Members to Subcommittees. Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) released the following statements after the Committee’s first meeting of the 116th C... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Remarks at Judiciary Committee Organizational Meeting

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks at the House Judiciary Committee organizational meeting: “I want to welcome all the returning and new Members of the Committee to our Full Committee organizational meeting for the 116th Congress. I also want to congratulate the Distinguished Gentleman from Georgia, Mr. Colli... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Welcomes New House Judiciary Committee Democratic Majority and Announces Subcommittee Assignments for 116th Congress

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) welcomed the new Democratic Majority to the House Judiciary Committee and announced subcommittee assignments for the 116th Congress. Nine new Members have joined the Democratic Majority on the Committee, including Representatives Correa (CA-46), Scanlon (PA-5), Garcia (TX-29), Neguse (CO-2), McBath (GA-6), Stanton (AZ-9), Dean (PA-4), Mucarsel-... Read more »

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 »

Goodlatte, Nadler Applaud House Passage of Judiciary Committee’s Bipartisan Music Licensing Legislation

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The House of Representatives today approved the Hatch-Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (H.R. 1551), bipartisan legislation that updates several key provisions of U.S. copyright law regarding music licensing. This consensus legislation is a product of the House Judiciary Committee’s comprehensive copyright review and was introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Rank... Read more »

Hatch, Leahy, Nadler & Collins Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral American Royalties Too Act

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Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Doug Collins (R-GA), released the following statements after introducing the American Royalties Too (ART) Act of 2018 in the Senate and House of Representatives. The legislation will provide a measure of equity to visual artists by allowing them to receive a portion of the sales price of their art. ... Read more »

STATEMENT OF RANKING MEMBER NADLER FOR THE MARKUP OF H.R. 5904, THE “NO OIL PRODUCING AND EXPORTING CARTELS (NOPEC) ACT”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during the Committee markup of H.R. 5904, the “No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act.” “The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, is an international cartel whose members deliberately collude to limit crude oil production as a means of fi... 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 »