The Innovation Act wins startups a battle but loses them the war

There are definitely bad actors in the patent space that are abusing the system, and there are provisions in the Innovation Act that will help deter them. However, the larger issue is how the Innovation Act as a whole will destroy the startup ecosystem.

Inventor tied up

Inventors need a voice in patent reform

Congress passed the Innovation Act in just 43 days, and, shockingly, not a single inventor was asked to testify.

Tied up by trolls

New bill targets the patent trolls that hold us hostage

Today, several members of the House Judiciary committee released the Innovation Act of 2013 as an attempt to curb the pernicious growth of the patent troll business model.