Hearings

Full Committee

May 15, 2013
Patent Reform Implementation and New Challenges for Small Businesses
On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 1:00 P.M., the Committee on Small Business held a hearing titled, Patent Reform Implementation and New Challenges for Small Businesses. The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing was to examine the changing landscape of patent law and its effects on small firms.

 

Opening Statement:

Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)

Witnesses and Testimony:

  • Mr. Dennis D. Crouch, Associate Professor of Law, University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, MO
    • Mr. Jeff Grainger, Managing Partner, The Foundry, LLC, Menlo Park, CA
    • Mr. John R. Thomas, Professor of Law, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
      • Mr. Mark Grady, Founder and President, Indigital Fort Wayne, IN  
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