Six Good Things About the Innovation Act

The bipartisan Innovation Act is the best bill yet when it comes to fighting patent trolls. To help explain the bill's various provisions, we've put together a six-part series on what exactly the Innovation Act does. While it won't fix every problem with the patent system, it includes a powerful set of proposed reforms that—taken together—will significantly reduce the threat of abusive patent trolls.

Join us in supporting the Innovation Act. Take action and contact your member of Congress now.

Part One: Heightened Pleading

Part Two: Fee Shifting

Part Three: Ending Discovery Abuse

Part Four: Transparency

Part Five: Customer Suit Excpetion

Part Six: Covered Business Method Review

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