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Reid: Reforming Patent System Will Spur Innovation And Create Jobs

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following Senate passage of the America Invents Act, which reforms the U.S. Patent system: “Democrats are focused on one thing: creating jobs. The America Invents Act will create as many as 300,000 jobs by promoting innovation and protecting small businesses. This bill will grow our…


Legislative Bulletin: America Invents Act of 2011 – S. 23

CENTRAL POINTS: In order to win the future, America must out-innovate and out-build the rest of the world.  Yet the U.S. patent system lags woefully behind.  Over 750,000 patent applications have yet to be approved due to inefficiencies in the approval process. The America Invents Act will create jobs and promote innovation by reforming the…