Intellectual Property

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’S STATEMENT ON MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 5447, the Music Modernization Act: “Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I rise in support of the Music Modernization Act. I am proud to partner with Chairman Goodlatte on this comprehensive bill intended to resolve some longstanding inequities and inefficiencies in the music marketp... Read more »

HOUSE APPROVES JUDICIARY COMMITTEE’S BIPARTISAN MUSIC LICENSING LEGISLATION

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The House of Representatives today approved by a vote of 415-0 the Music Modernization Act (H.R. 5447), 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.), R... Read more »

Groups Oppodsing the So-Called "Balanced Budget Amendment"

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO LEADERSHIP COUNCIL OF AGING ORGANIZATIONS NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS OPPOSING THE BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED AMERICANS KEY POINTS TO HJRES 2 (STANDARD BBA) NAACP NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION WAYS AND MEANS Read more »

Nadler's Statement for Markup of Classification Bills Making Technical Amendments to Update Statutory References to Certain Provisions Classified to the United States Code

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Today we are considering four classification bills. These are noncontroversial and bipartisan bills and I hope that we can move through them quickly. To that end, I am incorporating my comments on all four bills into this single statement. H.R. 5283, H.R. 5293, H.R. 5335, and H.R. 5344 -- make a series of long-overdue technical amendments to the United States Code. They are the product of a metic... Read more »

Goodlatte, Nadler, Collins, Jeffries, Issa, Johnson, Smith, Deutch, Introduce Music Licensing Package

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Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommittee Vice Chairman Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommittee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommitt... Read more »

STATEMENT OF RANKING MEMBER JERROLD NADLER FOR THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY MARKUP OF H.R. 5447 “THE MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT”

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 5447, “The Music Modernization Act.” “Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am very pleased to partner with you on the Music Modernization Act. This comprehensive bill is comprised of several measures intended to resolve some longstanding inequities and inefficiencies in the ... Read more »

RANKING MEMBER NADLER LETTER TO GOODLATTE CONDEMNING “APPLAUSE” OF TRUMP ATTACKS ON DOJ & DEMANDING CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA BE BROUGHT IN FOR IMMEDIATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HEARING

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), urging him to investigate attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigators, and to call in Christopher Wylie, a whistleblower who helped found Cambridge Analytica, the Trump Campaign data firm that acquired... Read more »