Today, The Internet Association submitted a letter of support for H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act.
Today, The Internet Association submitted a letter of support for Chairman Rockefeller and Senator Thune’s Cybersecurity Act of 2013.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association issued the following statement on the House Judiciary Committee’s passage of The Innovation Act (H.R. 3309):
The Internet Association Welcomes Chairman Leahy and Senator Lee’s Introduction of Legislation to Protect Innovators Against Abusive Patent Litigation
The Internet Association issued the following statement welcoming the introduction of The Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013 :
“The Internet Association welcomes Chairman Leahy and Senator Lee’s bill to the patent reform conversation. Because patent trolls have many tools at their disposal, more will need to be done to both improve patent quality and reduce abusive patent litigation. This piece of legislation is an important contribution to that overall effort. We look forward to working with Chairman Leahy and the Senate Judiciary Committee as this process moves forward.”
The Valley News Op-ed Column: Vermont Leads War Against Patent Trolls
Steve Voigt and Michael Beckerman
To the Valley News
Sunday, November 17, 2013
(Published in print: Sunday, November 17, 2013)
The Internet Association, a nonprofit trade organization representing the leading Internet companies, filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the State of New York in the County of Albany in support of quashing the subpoena against Airbnb by the New York Attorney General’s office. Airbnb is a member of The Internet Association.
Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association, the D.C. based trade organization representing the interests of leading Internet companies, issued the following statement from its President and CEO Michael Beckerman on the introduction of The Patent Litigation Integrity Act (S. 1612):
Today, The Internet Association signed on to a letter with 23 other organizations that represent tens of thousands of businesses employing tens of millions of Americans, as well as public utilities and public interest groups. The letter, sent to Judiciary Committee leaders and members, calls on Congress to provide relief from patent abuse by creating an efficient, inexpensive alternative to litigation for fighting the invalid business method patents commonly asserted by PAEs.
The Internet Association applauds Chairman Goodlatte’s bipartisan introduction of The Innovation Act. This bill will reduce the unfair advantages and incentives that patent trolls rely on to target businesses of all sizes and sectors, costing our economy $80 billion per year. With minor but necessary improvements, this bill will help all hard-working American businesses and improve our patent system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, released a video today that showcases the powerful economic benefits of the Internet.