The House Judiciary Committee advanced the bill to the floor in a 24-8 vote.
Technology companies and Internet service providers want a quick extension of the ban.
The Senate Judiciary Committee sent the bill to the floor in a 16-4 vote.
The FCC could do a better job informing consumers, according to the GAO.
The former Hewlett-Packard CEO announced her White House candidacy Monday.
The bill includes some differences from the House's bill.
Senators are close to unveiling legislation to fight so-called patent trolls.
Lawmakers in an Energy and Commerce subcommittee will vote on the TROL Act.
The Targeting Rogue and Opaque letters Act would give the Federal Trade Commission more authority...
Lawmakers hope to pin Michelle Lee on the Innovation Act, which she has yet to endorse.
The Senate held its first hearing of the year on patent reform.
Advocates for large-scale reform are dismissing a Dem proposal.
Lawmakers are scheduled to reconvene a markup later Thursday afternoon.
The Senate patent bill is still not in fiinal form after making it out of the Judiciary Committee.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will mark up the bill Thursday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is making quick work of its new bill to fight patent trolls.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) says 2015 is the year for patent reform.
Most believe that patent reform is needed to thwart abusive tactics used by patent trolls.
A bill targeting abusive demand letters passed on a party-line vote.
The late-night host has become increasingly influential on tech policy.
Michelle Lee expressed general support for the major provisions of the Innovation Act.
"He’s just really just been a champion," one industry lobbyist said.
With one contentious hearing in the books, Tom Wheeler gets to do it again.
A trio of lawmakers say their bill will help inventors across the economy.