Topic Archives: Legislation

May 30, 2014Legislation

House Bill Would Deter ITC Actions by Non-Practicing Entities

A bill proposed on May 29th in the House of Representatives would make it more difficult for non-practicing entities (“NPEs”) to sustain patent infringement actions at the ITC by tightening the domestic industry standard to require a showing that complainant’s licensing activities resulted in the development of actual products practicing the asserted patent. H.R. 4763 (“Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act”). ...›