WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the passage by the House Judiciary Committee of the Innovation Act, legislation to address abusive patent litigation, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:
"NAB congratulates Chairman Goodlatte and the House Judiciary Committee on bipartisan passage of legislation advancing patent reform. NAB is supportive of efforts to curtail abusive patent practices that stifle innovation, hurt economic growth and cost jobs. We will continuing to work with Chairman Goodlatte and other congressional leaders as patent reform legislation progresses through Congress."
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