From the Alliance

Oct. 1, 2015

Senator Coons and Representative Massie to Participate in Bipartisan Google Hangout on Patent Legislation

WHAT: Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) will participate in a bipartisan online Google Hangout to discuss their concerns with patent legislation (S. 1137 and H.R. 9) currently under consideration in Congress. The members will take questions from online viewers via Twitter. Acclaimed inventor Louis Foreman will also participate to provide an inventor’s perspective. The discussion will be moderated by patent expert Gene Quinn. The event is being presented by the Innovation Alliance’s Save the Inventor campaign.

WHO: U.S. Senator Christopher Coons (D-Delaware)
U.S. Representative Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky)
Louis Foreman, Founder and Chief Executive of Enventys and CEO of Edison Nation
Gene Quinn, U.S. Patent Attorney and Founder of IPWatchdog (moderator)

WHEN: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. ET

WHERE: View the Google Hangout at: Follow the Twitter                                            conversation and submit questions at: #PatentsMatter



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