The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has become an increasingly popular venue for patent complaints, allowing patent trolls to exploit the loopholes in ITC practice for financial gains. Unless the ITC’s statute or practice adjusts to better reflect the realities of modern products and innovation in a global economy, consumers could face drastically fewer choices […]
Last year, ACI’s Alan Daily wrote two pieces on patent trolls and how these trolls were “shopping” courts to find forums with better legal outcomes. Today, a broad coalition of think tanks has sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of a bill that would curtail this “gamesmanship” and reduce abusive patent lawsuits. The letter is […]
This piece in Forbes, written by ACI writer Alan Daley, describes the wasteful economic costs from patent trolls. The piece can be read at Forbes.
ACI joins a coalition to write a letter to Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. The letter calls for patent reform and can be read HERE.
Patent reform is a topic we often writeabout at ACI, and 2013 turned out to be a good start for patent reform—but there’s much left to be done in 2014. This past year first saw a strong reaction from the tech community to put an end to patent trolls, banding together to send letters to […]
This piece was authored by Steve Pociask and is available at the Huffington Post.
Written by ACI’s Zack Christenson, this Daily Caller op-ed discusses the need for patent reform. You can follow the link or this URL — http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/09/the-american-dream-depends-on-patent-reform/