Patent Reform

IBM Welcomes Enactment of the Defend Trade Secrets Act

Washington, D.C. – IBM today released this statement following President Obama’s signing of the Defend Trade Secrets Act: “With the Defend Trade Secrets Act, Congress and the Administration have given U.S. businesses a powerful tool to protect their most sensitive innovations in a world where the threat of theft has never been more real. “U.S. […]

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IBM Statement of Opposition to Extension of Covered Business Method Patent Program

IBM today expressed opposition to a proposed amendment of the Innovation Act that would harm the viability of software patents, which make significant contributions to America’s economy and competitiveness. IBM today issued the following statement outlining the company’s opposition to Rep. Darrell Issa’s proposed amendment to H.R. 9 – the Innovation Act – that would […]

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IBM Statement on Introduction of Senate Patent Legislation

IBM today voiced its support for legislation introduced in the United States Senate that would curb abuse of America’s patent system while preserving innovation. Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement on introduction of the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015: “IBM applauds the introduction today of the Protecting American Talent and […]

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IBM Fly-in Brings Tech Insights & Expertise to Capitol Hill

This week, more than 100 senior IBM leaders from across the country visited Washington, D.C. for the company’s seventh annual Congressional fly-in. Their goal? To share the company’s policy positions and priorities with Congress. IBM Government and Regulatory Affairs hosted its seventh annual Congressional Fly-in on Capitol Hill this week, during which more than 100 […]

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IBM Welcomes Introduction of the Innovation Act

IBM today issued a statement welcoming introduction of the Innovation Act, which would advance patent litigation reform. Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement welcoming introduction of the Innovation Act: “IBM commends Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), as well as IP Subcommittee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) for […]

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