House bill adds momentum to fight against patent trolls

Washington, DC – The House of Representatives delivered a blow to patent trolls this afternoon when it voted to pass the Innovation Act in an overwhelming bipartisan majority. i2Coalition Co-Founder and Board Chair Christian Dawson released the following statement on this piece of legislation that will encourage innovation and spur the growth of Internet infrastructure companies.

“i2Coalition applauds the passage HR 3309, the Innovation Act – a good step for American Internet companies in the fight against patent trolls. We appreciate Chairman Goodlatte’s leadership on a bill that contains provisions that would arm the victims of frivolous lawsuits with the tools they need to ensure that the Internet and its related industries are able to continue to lead innovation and drive a critical part of America’s economy.”

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