Jun. 29, 2020

Capitol Hill Virtual Briefing: U.S. Patent System’s Role in Promoting American Innovation and Job Creation in the Time of Coronavirus

The Innovation Alliance hosted a Capitol Hill virtual briefing on the U.S. patent system’s role in promoting American innovation and job creation in the time of coronavirus. Topics included the STRONGER Patents Act, PTAB, the Bayh–Dole Act, recent Supreme Court patent decisions and the importance of patents in protecting U.S. economic and national security. Featured speakers included: Louis Foreman, Founder, Edison Nation; Jonathan Hromi, Assistant Director, Intellectual Property, MIT Technology Licensing Office; The Honorable Paul R. Michel, Former Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Brian Pomper, Executive Director, Innovation Alliance; and Laurie Self, Senior Vice President and Counsel, Government Affairs, Qualcomm.