TechNet Statement on House Judiciary Committee Approval of The Innovation Act of 2013

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November 20, 2013

TechNet Statement on House Judiciary Committee Approval of The Innovation Act of 2013 

Washington, D.C. – TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEO’s that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, issued the following statement in response to passage this evening of H.R. 3309, The Innovation Act of 2013:

“TechNet applauds Chairman Goodlatte and members of the Judiciary Committee for their leadership and hard work to pass HR 3309 on a strong bipartisan vote of 33-5,” said Dan Turrentine, Vice President of Government Relations.  “This legislation would be an important and effective measure to prevent frivolous claims of patent infringement and harassing threats against end users and innovators.  As H.R. 3309 moves to the floor for full consideration, we look forward to working with members of the House to pass this bill and ensure America’s economic competitiveness and technology leadership around the world.”

 

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