Intellectual Property

This Week in the House Judiciary Committee

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law 10:00 a.m. in 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Hearing on: H.R. 3438, the “Require Evaluation before Implementing Executive Wishlists Act of 2015” H.R.2631, the “Regulatory Predictability for Business Growth Act of 2015” Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet 1:00 p.m. in 2141 Raybu... Read more »

Goodlatte & Conyers Announce Next Locations on Copyright Review Listening Tour in California

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.) today announced that the House Judiciary Committee will continue the Committee’s listening tour as part of the comprehensive copyright review. The House Judiciary Committee will travel to Silicon Valley on November 9th and Los Angeles on November 10th. These discussions are expected to include a wid... Read more »

This Week in the House Judiciary Committee

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Tuesday, July 28 10:00 a.m. Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Committee on the Judiciary 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Hearing on: America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic Witnesses: · The Honorable Michael Botticelli, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy · Mr. John (“Jack”) Riley, Acting Deputy Administrator for the Drug Enforcemen... Read more »

Bipartisan, bicameral group highlights broad opposition to sweeping anti-patent legislation moving through Congress

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Today, U.S. Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Thomas Massie (R-KY), Bill Foster (D-Ill.), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Scott Peters (D-Calif.) and Curt Clawson (R-FL) and U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and David Vitter (R-La.) held a joint press conference to highlight the broad opposition to sweeping anti-patent legislation moving through Congress. The House of Representatives is expected to vo... Read more »

Media Advisory: Bicameral, Bipartisan Press Conference to Highlight Broad Opposition to Sweeping Anti-Patent Legislation Moving Through Congress

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Group of Senators and Representatives to Hold Bipartisan Press Conference to Highlight Broad Opposition to Sweeping Anti-Patent Legislation Moving Through Congress H.R. 9 scheduled for July vote in the House On Tuesday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET, Senator David Vitter (R-LA), Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Representative John Conyers (D-MI) and Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY), will hold a joint pres... Read more »

This Week in the House Judiciary Committee

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TUESDAY, JUNE 16 2:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Hearing on: H.R. __, the “Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015” Witnesses: · Ms. Deborah Garza, Esq., Partner, Covington & Burling LLP · Mr. David A. Clanton, Esq., Senior Counsel, Blake & McKenzie LLP · Mr. Abbott (Tad) B. Lipsky, Jr., Esq., Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP ·... Read more »

This Week in the House Judiciary Committee

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The following is the House Judiciary Committee’s schedule for the week May 11th - May 15th. WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 10:00 a.m. Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Stakeholder Perspectives on ICANN: The .Sucks Domain and Essential Steps to Guarantee Trust and Accountability in the Internet’s Operation Witnesses: · Ms. Mei-lan Stark, Immediate Past President, International Trad... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Overwhelmingly Approves the USA Freedom Act of 2015

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The House Judiciary Committee today approved by a vote of 25-2 the USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048). This bipartisan bill – introduced by Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), and Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Subcommittee ... Read more »

Conyers, Nadler, Goodlatte and Sensenbrenner Introduce The USA Freedom Act

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.), Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), and Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Subcommittee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) will introduce the USA Freedom Act of 2015. This bipartisan bill builds on the Committee’... Read more »

Conyers, Sensenbrenner, Baldwin, Vitter Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect American Inventors

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Today, House Judiciary Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), along with United States Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and David Vitter (R-LA) introduced bipartisan legislation to restore the effective one-year protection, known as the “grace period,” for inventors who publicly disclose discoveries prior to filing a patent application on those discoveries. The Grace P... Read more »