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Senator Leahy Kills Patent Reform (For Now) EFF


Sen. LeahyPatent reform suffered a massive setback when Senator Patrick Leahy, as chair of the Judiciary Committee, announced that he is taking patent reform “off the agenda.” We understand that other senators—particularly Sens. Chuck Schumer and John Cornyn—were still working hard to reach a bipartisan deal. Just as they were ready to release a new bill, Leahy stepped in to kill the process.

The Senate’s failure is especially galling given that the House overwhelmingly passed theInnovation Act in December. The strong patent reform bill passed with a 325-91 vote that included a majority of both Republicans and Democrats. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama was slated to be the “great slayer of patent trolls.” This is an issue that crosses both sides of the aisle; when small businesses are facing extortionate patent threats, politics must be set aside. And Leahy has gone ahead and thrown that all away.

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Podcast 1421 May 24, 2014 : Patent Wars & Walk to End Blindness

All Gave Some

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Patent Wars Over?

Stop Patent Troll Obama

Randy PeckAre patents choking out innovation or are they are necessary protection for innovation.  Randy Peck, Patent Lawyer of Warner, Norcross and Judd Southfield joins the team as co-host to discuss key rulings this week in Apple/Samsung and Google.

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Click Here to Listen to Extended Interview with Randy Peck about Apple/Samsung Patents Wars and Coming Supreme Court Decision

Walk to End Blindness


John Whitacre, Mary Kumer, and Jesse Lowe present the work of iChallenged and promote the upcoming Walk to End Blindness

Walk to End Blindness: June 7-8, 2014 – 7:00 am Shiawassee Park: Farmington, MI 48336

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MiTechNews Report

Mike Brennan Subscribe to our co-branded MiTechNews Newsletter in  collaboration with the Internet Advisor.

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Click Here to Listen to Randy Peck Warner Norcross and Judd Expansion



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