The Need for
Balanced Reform

Abusive patent litigation creates a heavy burden for companies across the US economy — slowing innovation, undermining competitiveness and stunting economic growth. The problem demands targeted legislative solutions that balance the scales in the legal system to make life harder for bad actors and better for innovators.

BSA recommends four principles for effective patent reform.

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  BSA Position on H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act
  BSA Section-by-Section Analysis of H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act
  Joint Industry Letter Supporting Targeted Litigation Reforms, 10/18/2013
  Joint Industry Letter Opposing Expansion of the CBM Program, 9/19/2013
  BSA Letter Supporting the PATENT Jobs Act (H.R. 2582)
  BSA Amicus Brief in CLS v. Alice Corporation, 12/7/2012

Other Voices

  Joint Letter from Small Tech Companies Opposing CBM Expansion, 10/28/2013
  Joint Letter from Conservative Organizations Opposing CBM Expansion, 10/29/2013
  Speech by USPTO Director David Kappos: “An Examination of Software Patents,” 11/20/2012