Congress must act to preserve America’s ability to remain a world leader in innovation.
Inventors depend on a strong patent system to ensure our ideas and innovations are protected and have a chance to go from idea to product.
Internationally, this is uncharted territory that is fraught with risk.
No company, including Google, is above scrutiny.
The reality is that no matter how much money and time is spent protecting information and assets, cybercriminals will always find a way past perimeter defenses.
Reclassifying broadband as a utility not only threatens the internet as we know it, but will kill jobs, stifle investment and increase costs for American consumers.
Net neutrality would make sense in a world where all website traffic was equal.
We urge the Board of the IEEE to move forward in bringing new transparency to what licensing commitments made to the IEEE mean.
In the heat of the moment, we know that people making a 9-1-1 call may have difficulty giving operators exact location information.
There is real reason, however, for optimism that the 114th Congress will enact legislation to address the misuse of patents.