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U. S. House Moves Forward on Trade Secrets Bill

U. S. House Moves Forward on Trade Secrets Bill

© Veni/ iStock By Frank Cullen Congress took a step today toward protecting American businesses from trade secrets theft.  The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary passed out of committee the bipartisan Trade Secrets Protection Act, which creates a federal civil remedy for trade secrets misappropriation. While many complain about how tough it […]

The Next Great Copyright Act

The Next Great Copyright Act

Image: Maria Tatianina/ © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

This week, Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and the House Judiciary Intellectual Property subcommittee will begin what is likely to be a multi-year review of U.S. copyright law. As a leading voice in the business community, the Chamber welcomes the discussion regarding the value intellectual property has added both in economic terms with high paying jobs, and for consumers by providing access to amazing new innovations from the creative industry.