EFF at the 2013 International CES

January 8, 2013 - 8:00am to January 11, 2013 - 4:00pm
Las Vegas


Join EFF at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show!  It’s where products are launched and excitement soars. Be the first to see what tomorrow is talking about at the 2013 International CES—the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow. Join us as 3,000 of the industry’s trailblazers showcase the latest technologies across 15 product categories.

Fighting the Patent Trolls

January 8, 2013 12:30 - 1:30 p.m
LVCC, North Hall N254

Innovators are battling an epidemic of lawsuits brought by nonpracticing entities (i.e., "patent trolls"). These lawsuits are estimated to cost the economy $29 billion a year -- money that could be spent creating U.S. jobs. Companies that have been victimized and policymakers who are helping the tech industry fight back and speak out.

Panelist(s):
• Peter DeFazio – Representative (D-OR) , United States House of Representatives
• Patrick Lavelle – President & CEO, VOXX International
• Jay McLellan – President and CEO, Home Automation, Inc. (HAI)
• Julie Samuels – Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

Go to CESweb.org to learn more about CES.

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Jail email service @JPay_com's ToS says it owns intellectual property rights over inmate-family correspondence https://eff.org/r.stln

May 5 @ 6:11pm

The Senate has unveiled the PATENT Act—an anti-troll bill. Here's what we like and what we want to see improved: https://eff.org/r.1tdw

May 5 @ 1:10pm

With "automated speech recognition, the NSA has entered the era of bulk listening," reports @the_intercept. https://eff.org/r.1o6b

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