Legislative Branch: May 22, 2017 Comments to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on qualifications for the position of Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. Legislative Branch: February 21, 2017 Letter from the Chair, to the House Judiciary Committee Chair and Ranking Member re Copyright Office proposal. Legislative Branch: August 29, 2016 Comments to the U.S. Register of Copyrights on the limitations on exclusive rights related to reproduction by libraries and archives embodied in 17 U.S.C. § 108. Legislative Branch: April 13, 2016 Letter from the Chair, to the House Judiciary Committee Chair and Ranking Member in support of enactment of H.R. 4241, the "Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act" or "CODE Act" Legislative Branch: March 28, 2016 Letter from the Chair to the U.S. Register of Copyrights on information technology upgrades for a twenty-first century Copyright Office Legislative Branch: February 11, 2016 Letter from the Chair to the House Judiciary Committee Chair and Ranking Member on Copyright Law Reform Legislative Branch: February 2, 2016 Letter from the Chair to the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chair and Ranking Member, on H.R. 1057, the "Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales Act of 2015" or "PARTS Act" Legislative: October 5, 2015 Letter from the Chair to the House Judiciary Committee Chair and Ranking Member supporting enactment H.R. 3326, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 Legislative: July 23, 2015 Letter from Section Chair to House Judiciary Committee following up on testimony of the Section Chair to the House Judiciary Committee concerning U.S. Copyright Office independence. Legislative: June 1, 2015 ABA President William Hubbard letter to Senate Judiciary Committee expressing views of the ABA and its Section of Intellectual Property Law on S. 1137, the "PATENT Act" Legislative: February 26, 2015 Statement of Chair Lisa A. Dunner before the House Judiciary Committee for the hearing on "The U.S. Copyright Office: Its Functions and Resources" Legislative: February 2, 2015 Comments to Chairman and Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representative Judiciary regarding a legislative resolution of the conflict between two important provisions of U.S. copyright law following the 2013 decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley. Legislative: October 16, 2014 Comments to the U.S. House of Representatives on H.R. 5233, the "Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014" Legislative: October 16, 2014 Comments to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on H.R. 5108, a bill to establish the USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program A Section White Paper: A Call for Action for Online Piracy and Counterfeiting Legislation - June 2014
Letter to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley on S. 1720 and related bills pending before the Judiciary Committee. - February 5, 2014
Letter from to U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chair Lamar Smith on H.R. 1249 re: fee diversion (June 20, 2011) Letter to U.S. House Majority Leader urging prompt consideration of H.R. 1249 (June 2011) Letter to U.S. House Judiciary Committee and its IP Subcommittee commenting on H.R. 1249, the America Invents Act (May 2011) Section send letter to U.S. Senators expressing support of S.23 ABA President Steve Zack letter to House Appropriations on PTO funding Section White Paper on "Agenda for 21st Century Patent Reform"(Sept. 2010 revision) Comments on false markings in H.R. 4954 Section sends letter in support of the bipartisan "Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute for S. 515 Performance Rights letter to Sen. Reid Section provides comments to Senate Judiciary Committee on the requirement for registration as a prerequisite to filing an action for copy right infringement ABA-IPL Section supports Senate Patent Reform Bill in letter to Majority Leader Senator Reid Section provides comments to Senate Judiciary Committee on damage awards amendment. ABA provides comments to Senate Judiciary Committee on the the Coburn amendment to ensure that all fee revenue of the USPTO will be made available to the Office for its use in providing services for which the fees were paid. Section White Paper on "Agenda for 21st Century Patent Reform" Section provides comments to Senate Judiciary Committee on the Section's policies relating to inequitable conduct before the PTO.
ABA-IPL Section Letter to Senate Favoring (S. 522) July, 2008