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AIPLA Statements given in the 111th Congress

  • AIPLA Supports Recent Efforts to Increase Resources for the USPTO, November 1, 2010 (PDF)
  • AIPLA, ABA-IPL, IPO Letter on USPTO funding and Continuing Resolution, September 29, 2010 (PDF)
  • AIPLA Letter supporting Supplemental Funding for the USPTO, July 28, 2010.(PDF)
  • AIPLA Letter supporting the Nomination of Edward C. DuMont to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, July 16, 2010 (PDF)
  • AIPLA Letter on Pharmaceutical Patent Settlement Agreement Provisions in H.R. 4899, 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Bill, July 16, 2010. (View PDF)
  • AIPLA Comments to Honorable Gary Locke re resources available to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, July 14, 2010. (PDF)
  • AIPLA Letter on Nomination of the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, May 19, 2010. (View PDF)
  • AIPLA letter supporting the Manager's Amendment to S. 515 "The Patent Reform Act of 2010", April 2, 2010. (View PDF)
  • AIPLA Letter supporting the “Trademark Technical Improvements Act of 2010,” to make technical and conforming amendments to procedures involving implementation of the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of Marks, January 25, 2010. (PDF)
  • AIPLA letter supporting President Obama’s nomination of Victoria A. Espinel to be this nation’s first United States Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, November 2, 2009. (PDF)
  • AIPLA letter on S. 369, the Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act, submitted September 9, 2009. (PDF)
  • Written statement before the House Subcommittee on the Courts and Competition Policy on follow-on biologics entitled "Biologics and Biosimilars: Balancing Incentives for Innovation," by Teresa Stanek Rea, July 14, 2009. (PDF)
  • Patent Reform Legislation Comparison Chart, May 5, 2009 update. (PDF)
  • Letter expressing strong support for prompt Floor consideration by the Senate of S. 515, the Patent Reform Act of 2009, submitted April 28, 2009. (PDF)
  • AIPLA letter supporting Compromise Amendment to S. 515, April 1, 2009. (PDF)
  • AIPLA Fee Diversion Letter, March 28, 2009. (PDF)
  • Patent Reform Legislation Comparison Chart, March 17, 2009. (PDF)
  • Letter offered in support of H.R. 628, which would establish a pilot program in certain U.S. district courts to encourage the enhancement of expertise in patent cases among district judges, filed February 25, 2009. (PDF)
  • AIPLA's Positions on Patent Reform Legislation, February 3, 2009. (PDF)
  • Letter offered in support of S. 299, which would establish a pilot program in certain U.S. district courts to encourage the enhancement of expertise in patent cases among district judges, filed January 22, 2009. (PDF)



AIPLA Statements given in the 110th Congress

  • Written Statement Before the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives on Oversight Hearing on The United States Patent and Trademark Office, by Alan Kasper, February 27, 2008 (PDF)
  • Letter offered in support of S. 1638, which would raise the salaries of federal judges, filed January 30, 2008. (PDF)
  • Letter to Senate Leadership urging the deletion of Section 123 in S. 1145 Section, which mandates that PTO Director require patent applicants to conduct a search and prepare a patentability analysis for each patent application they file. Sent November 30, 2007. Letter to Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
  • Letter to House and Senate Leadership regarding an amendment to end PTO fee diversion by establishing a revolving fund sent August 13, 2007. (Letter to The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Letter to The Honorable John A. Boehner; Letter to The Honorable Harry M. Reid, and Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell)
  • AIPLA’s statement for the record on the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks, the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs, and the Patent Law Treaty and Regulations Under the Patent Law Treaty, filed July 23, 2007. (PDF)
  • AIPLA's views on the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks adopted on March 27, 2007 by the Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a Revised Trademark Law Treaty, filed May 28, 2007. (PDF)
  • Letter offered in support of HR 2336, which would allow the USPTO to retain and use all of its fee revenues, filed May 28, 2007 (PDF)
  • Statement before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate on Patent Process, by Michael K. Kirk, May 1, 2007 (PDF)

AIPLA Statements given in the 109th Congress

AIPLA Statements given in the 108th Congress

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AIPLA Statements given in the 107th Congress

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AIPLA Statements given in the 106th Congress

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AIPLA Statements given in the 105th Congress

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