The Internet Association signs letter supporting transparency legislation in Congress.
Monthly Archives: September 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association, released the following statement today regarding U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s introduction of draft patent reform legislation:
There’s a growing and pernicious threat facing Connecticut’s businesses: Patent trolls. Using the threat of litigation, patent trolls are targeting an increasingly broad array of businesses – moving on from just technology companies to Main Street businesses – and sucking billions out of the economy while doing it.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, marks its one-year anniversary today. The IA has enjoyed rapid growth during its first year, doubling its membership since its launch. The association represents the interests of leading global Internet companies including Airbnb, Amazon.com, AOL, ebay, Expedia, Facebook, Gilt, Google, IAC, LinkedIn, Monster Worldwide, Path, Practice Fusion, Rackspace, reddit, Salesforce.com, SurveyMonkey, TripAdvisor, Uber Technologies, Inc., Yahoo!, and Zynga.
In Case You Missed It, While major U.S. companies complain about shortages of skilled workers and restricted access to visas thousands of undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Central America continue to clandestinely cross unguarded sections of the U.S.’s southern border.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, is pleased to announce that Uber has joined its growing membership alongside global industry leaders such as Airbnb, Amazon.com, AOL, ebay, Expedia, Facebook, Gilt, Google, IAC, LinkedIn, Monster Worldwide, Path, Practice Fusion, Rackspace, reddit, salesforce.com, SurveyMonkey, TripAdvisor, Yahoo!, and Zynga.
In Case You Missed It, a South Plainfield company received notice it was being sued by a Florida law firm alleging six instances of patent infringement and filed a counterclaim alleging the lawsuit was ‘frivolous.’ ‘baseless’ and a ‘sham’.
In Case You Missed It, patent trolls — or non-practicing entities, as they are termed in the legal world — avoid tangling with major companies and go after small end users.
In Case You Missed It, Vermont hardly stands out as a hotbed for so-called “patent trolls” compared to the rest of the country. But the state’s senior senator, governor and attorney general have made their voices heard in a national conversation that’s getting louder.