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.
• 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)
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