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Fire Service Industry News: Industry Group Applauds Introduction of Innovation Act

10/24/2013
On Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), along with a bi-partisan group of Representatives, introduced a bill (HR 3309) to address the ever-increasing problem of abusive patent litigation.  iCERT commends Chairman Goodlatte and the co-sponsors for their work on this effort to address exploitations of the legal system by certain patent assertion entities, commonly referred to as patent trolls.   "iCERT shares the Chairman’s concerns about patent abuse as several of our members have been impacted by troll-based litigation, and the Innovation Act is a great first step in correcting this harmful situation," noted George Rice, iCERT’s Executive...

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