The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Innovation Act yesterday on a broad bi-partisan vote. The legislation cracks down on abuse patent troll practices, and helps open the door to innovation. To read more about the legislation, click here.
When a contractor did what Jane Perez ought was less than satisfactory work on her home, she did what many people in our age of internet often do: she logged online and posted a review on Yelp about the contractors work. The contractor countered by filing a $725,000 defamation lawsuit. Perez stands by her reviews, […]
By Chuck Lindell American-Statesman Staff Few state controversies have been debated longer, with so little effect, than efforts to insulate Texas judges from the corrosive effects of money and politics. Even so, the debate will heat up again over the next year as a special committee of the Legislature tackles, once again, the vexing question […]
Via the Austin American Statesman In the next few months the Supreme Court will rule on two important cases involving patent trolls. Until then, protect yourself and fight back. Since 2008, IDrive has had patent trolls breathing down its neck, seeking settlements for patents they say the young company has infringed on. IDrive, which produces […]
By Diane Davis Longview News-Journal It’s a well-known fact that Texas continues to lead the nation when it comes to business development and job creation and that smart, common-sense legal reforms have been a cornerstone of our success. Over the past decade, important changes here in Texas have put an end to the abusive, frivolous […]