The Impact of Abusive Patent Litigation Practices on the American Economy
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Dirksen 226
Presiding: Chairman Grassley
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Member Statements

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


  1. Mr. Brad Powers
    General Counsel
    KINZE Manufacturing, Inc.
    Williamsburg , IA
  2. Mr. Hans Sauer
    Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property
    Biotechnology Industry Organization
    Washington , D.C.
  3. Mr. Steven E. Anderson
    Vice President and General Counsel
    Culver Franchising System, Inc.
    Prarie du Sac , WI
  4. Dr. Michael R. Crum
    Vice President for Economic Development and Business Engagement
    Iowa State University
    Ames , IA
  5. Mr. Krish Gupta
    Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
    EMC Corporation
    Hopkinton , MA