Patent Reform

Frivolous litigation brought by so-called “patent trolls” drains $1.5 billion a week from the U.S. economy — money innovators must spend on lawyers rather than research and development, marketing or creating jobs. 

Eighty percent of patent troll victims are small- and medium-sized businesses who lack the financial resources to fight the trolls' bogus infringement claims.

To preserve our innovation economy, Congress should end patent trolling. 

What We Are Asking Congress to Do to End Patent Trolling

Require plaintiffs to be upfront and truthful about their lawsuits.
Prevent plaintiffs from shopping for troll-friendly courts.
Limit abuses of the discovery process.
Provide for fee-shifting in bogus cases.
Protect innocent end users of technology.
Action Campaigns

Take Action to Defend the IPR Program

Remind your Senator the IPR program is working and it shouldn’t be taken down by patent trolls.