EFF Defeats Patent Troll’s Podcast Lawsuit That Silenced Adam Carolla
May 15th, 2018
The Supreme Court dismissed a case on Monday involving an infamous patent troll that claimed to own podcasting and previously sued libertarian comedian Adam Carolla.
Supreme Court Upholds AIA Inter Partes Review
April 24th, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the constitutionality of the inter partes review (IPR) process. Job creating American businesses have come to rely on the IPR procedures as a vital tool to defend against unwarranted patent assertion claims. The IPR procedures strengthen our patent system and improve overall patent quality.
Congressionally Created PTO Procedures to Review Invalid Patents Are Celebrated by Job Creating U.S.
April 18th, 2018
UFPR members look forward to working with Director Iancu to maintain IPR and other necessary tools and administrative processes at PTO that have brought stability to the patent ecosystem over these past few years.
UFPR Letter to Congressmen Stivers and Foster
March 26th, 2018
The undersigned write this letter to express serious concerns about the STRONGER Patents Act of 2018, which will not only undermine vital congressional reforms that American businesses have relied on to fight back against frivolous, abusive patent litigation, but also embolden litigation abusers and significantly worsen the ability of American companies of all sizes to grow, innovate, and create jobs.
New Legislation Threatens Tools Used by Small Businesses to Fight Abusive Patent Litigation
March 20th, 2018
United for Patent Reform reacts to the STRONGER Patents Act