Join us for a panel discussion featuring innovators, start-ups and policy experts with firsthand experience of and insights on the patent troll problem. Our panelists’ diverse views will fuel a lively discussion on how patent trolls are impeding innovation and how to remedy the problem. Introductory remarks will be provided by Senator Mike Lee. Complimentary lunch with be provided.
This event is part of CCIA’s new Patent Progress initiative, featuring a website with unique, real-time analysis and frequent updates on the changing high-tech patent landscape. Patent Progress probes current issues with the patent system in the high tech industry with a focus on returning the patent system to its Constitutional purpose - to promote the progress of the useful arts.
"How Patent Trolls Are Harming Innovation"
Thursday, February 28, 2013
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building
12:00pm to 1:45pm
Julie Samuels, Mark Cuban Chair to Eliminate Stupid Patents, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Alan Schoenbaum, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Rackspace
Tim Sparapani, Vice President of Law, Policy and Government Relations, Application Developers Alliance
Edward Goodmann, Policy and Research Manager, Engine Advocacy
Seth Brown, Head of Litigation, LivingSocial
Erik Lieberman, Regulatory Counsel, Food Marketing Institute
Joshua Lamel, Vice President, Computer & Communications Industry Association
For more information, please visit www.patentprogress.org.
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