"In Case You Missed It, Tech companies met with Senate staff Friday, arguing for and against expanding a patent review process to software patents.
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"In Case You Missed It, Tony and the team have tech’s take on a POLITICO deep-dive on the administration’s regulatory agenda: “Some of the most pressing technology issues in Washington — from the security of the country’s networks to the way government handles patents or hires tech experts — are being adjudicated predominately by the White House, an unavoidable go-it-alone approach in debates that matter to tech giants in Silicon Valley and profit-makers on Wall Street.
"In Case You Missed It, Tech groups will meet with Senate Judiciary staff Friday to discuss the current legal opportunities to challenge low-quality patents as a part of the committee’s efforts to reform patent law.
"In Case You Missed It, a powerful coalition of large tech firms and other business stakeholders are rising up once again in opposition to a contentious patent-reform provision, as the Senate weighs a path forward on legislation to slay so-called patent trolls.
"Tonight, Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association, released a statement recognizing President Obama’s State of the Union mention on Trade Promotion Authority:
"Tonight, Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association released a statement applauding President Obama’s State of the Union mention on patent reform:
"In Case You Missed It- Michael Beckerman, president and CEO of the trade group The Internet Association, applauded Obama’s call for patent reform.
"In Case You Missed It, there’s plenty of talk right now about how Google and other tech companies are reaching out to Republicans, hoping to cover their right flank as Congress and regulators consider a host of issues related to their business.
"In Case You Missed It, technology and science might not take center stage in President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address on Tuesday, but they’ll likely have very strong supporting roles.