S. 1137, the “PATENT ACT” – Finding Effective Solutions to Address Abusive Patent Practices
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015
Time: 09:30 AM
Location: Dirksen 226
Presiding: Chairman Grassley
Status: TIME CHANGE
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Agenda


  NOTICE OF COMMITTEE HEARING

     The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing entitled “S. 1137, the “PATENT ACT” – Finding Effective Solutions to Address Abusive Patent Practices” for Thursday, May 7 at 9:30 a.m., in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

     By order of the Chairman.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Chuck Grassley (R - IA)
  2. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


  1. Mr. Mark Chandler
    Senior Vice President & General Counsel
    Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Washington , D.C.
  2. Mr. Kevin Rhodes
    President, 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, 3M Company
    St. Paul , MN
  3. Ms. Diane K. Lettelleir
    Senior Managing Counsel - Litigation
    JCPenny Corporation, Inc.
    Plano , TX
  4. Mr. Henry Hadad
    Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel - Intellectual Property
    Bristol-Myers Squibb
    New York , NY
  5. Ms. Julie P. Samuels
    Executive Director & President of the Board
    Engine
    New York , NY