Patents Pending: Patent Reform for the Innovation Economy

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Congress is in the midst of the patent reform debate. Recently introduced legislation “The Patent Reform Act of 2007” (S. 1145 and H.R. 1908), would provide significant needed reforms to the system. This ITIF event examined the issue of patent reform and discussed recommendations in a new ITIF paper, "Patents Pending: Patent Reform for the Innovation Economy."

The event featured remarks by Congressman Adam Schiff, 29th District, California, with presentations from Rob Atkinson, President of ITIF and Julie Hedlund, Senior Analyst with ITIF and the author of the new paper.

Panelists: 
Adam Schiff
Representative
California's 29th Congressional District
Presenter
Robert D. Atkinson
President
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Presenter
Julie A. Hedlund
Former Senior Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Presenter