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Patent Reform

10/17/2014
Associations Submit Comments on USPTO Guidance on Patenting Natural Products [+]


09/11/2014
AAU Endorses Bill to Create USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program [+]


07/30/2014
Associations Comment on USPTO Guidance on Patenting Natural Products [+]


07/10/2014
Four Higher Education Associations Express Support for TROL Act [+]


05/21/2014
University Groups and Innovation Alliance Applaud Decision to Hold on Patent Legislation [+]


05/01/2014
Broad Coalition Expresses Concerns about Patent Legislation--UPDATED LIST [+]


04/30/2014
Coalition Letter to Senators Leahy and Grassley on Current Proposals in S.1720 [+]


04/02/2014
Patent Coalition Urges Balance in Senate Bill Addressing Patent Trolls [+]


03/19/2014
University Views on Senate Legislative Proposals to Curb Abusive Patent Practices [+]


02/21/2014
University Comments on Legislative Proposals to Curb Abusive Patent Practices [+]


01/08/2014
Associations Ask Senator Leahy to Hold a Second Hearing on Patent Bill [+]


12/13/2013
Associations Comment on Senate Bill to Curb Abusive Patent Litigation [+]


12/02/2013
Higher Education Statement - HR 3309, Innovation Act (as amended) [+]


12/02/2013
Higher Education Statement - Managers Amendment to HR 3309 [+]


05/13/2013
Higher Education Amicus Brief on Bowman v. Monsanto Legal Case [+]


10/09/2012
Associations Comment on USPTO's Proposed Implementation of First Inventor to File Provisions [+]


06/20/2012
AAU and COGR Submit Comments Opposing Placing Economically Significant Patents Under Secrecy Orders [+]


09/09/2011
Higher Education Associations Applaud Final Passage of America Invents Act [+]


07/02/2011
Associations Encourage Senate Approval of House-Passed Patent Reform Bill [+]


06/27/2011
Associations Urge Senate Approval of House Patent Reform Bill [+]


06/23/2011
Higher Education Associations Applaud House Passage of Patent Reform [+]


06/22/2011
Associations Urge Passage of House Patent Reform Bill, H.R. 1249 [+]


06/15/2011
Six Higher Education Associations Urge House Members to Support Patent Reform Bill, H.R. 1249 [+]



06/13/2011
Sen. Coburn Patent Reform Letter Opposing Diversion of Patent Fees from USPTO [+]


05/20/2011
Six Higher Education Associations Issue Statement on Supplemental Examination [+]


04/14/2011
Associations Offer Views on Manager's Amendment to House Patent Reform Bill [+]


03/30/2011
AAU Testifies on Patent Reform Before House Judiciary Subcommittee [+]


03/25/2011
Associations' Statement on Prior User Rights [+]


02/28/2011
Associations Urge Senate Passage of Patent Reform Act of 2011 [+]


09/16/2010
Senators Urge Floor Action on Patent Reform [+]


09/16/2010
Coalition Supports Senate Action on Patent Reform [+]



03/16/2010
Associations Write to House Judiciary Committee to Express Support of Senate Patent Reform Amendment [+]


03/09/2010
Associations Urge Senators to Support Judiciary Committee's Patent Reform Amendment [+]


03/05/2010
Associations Support Senate Judiciary Patent Reform Amendment [+]


02/01/2010
AAU,COGR Detail Concerns over HHS Gene Patent Report [+]


10/23/2009
Associations Respond to Administration’s Views on Patent Reform Legislation [+]


10/23/2009
Administration Details Views on Patent Reform Legislation [+]


05/15/2009
Association Memo on Patent Reform [+]


05/15/2009
Review of the Higher Education Associations’ Participation in the Patent Reform Process [+]


05/15/2009
Patent Bill Key Provisions ( S 515) [+]


05/15/2009
AAU and COGR Comment on Draft HHS Gene Patent Report [+]


05/07/2009
Associations Urge Senate Leaders to Move Patent Reform Bill [+]


04/01/2009
Associations Endorse Amendment to Senate Patent Bill [+]


03/25/2009
Assn. Stmt. on Senate Patent Reform Bill [+]


02/05/2008
University Views on Senate Patent Reform Bill [+]


02/05/2008
Associations Clarify Their Position on Senate Patent Bill [+]


10/15/2007
Associations Comment on S. 1145 [+]


10/15/2007
Memo to AAU Presidents & Chancellors on Status of Congressional Patent Reform [+]


09/06/2007
Letter Endorsing House Floor Consideration of Patent Reform Bill [+]


08/21/2007
Letter to Rep. Baldwin on Prior Use Rights in Patent Reform Legislation [+]


05/16/2007
Associations Comment on Patent Reform Act [+]


02/01/2007
Associations’ Comments on S. 3818, Patent Reform Act [+]


05/09/2006
ACE-AAU Ltr. Opposes Proposed Changes in Process Patent Law [+]


03/10/2006
AAU, NASULGC Amicus Brief on eBay v. MercExchange Patent Case [+]


07/26/2005
Associations’ Patent Reform Testimony [+]


06/23/2005
Joint Association Comments on Patent Reform Legislation [+]


02/10/2005
AAU-COGR Comment on CREATE Act Interim Rule [+]


05/25/2004
AAU Statement to NIH Public Meeting on the Use of Government March-In Authorities [+]


05/10/2004
AAU Letter Endorsing H.R. 107 on Digital Copyright Law [+]


04/20/2004
Associations' Letter Supporting CREATE Act [+]


03/01/2004
Associations' Letter Supporting Patent Modernization Bill [+]


09/23/2003
Association Letter Supporting CREATE Act [+]


01/01/2003
Amicus Brief in Duke v. Madey Patent Infringement Case [+]


06/18/1997
AAU Letter to Senate Judiciary Committtee Leaders [+]


05/23/1997

03/20/1997
S. 507, The Omnibus Patent Act of 1997 [+]


03/20/1997
House Judiciary Committee Bill, H.R. 400 [+]