Who we are

We are a broad coalition whose members represent the majority of the nation’s patent holders and inventors.

We are a diverse array of American innovators, ranging from universities and non-profit foundations, to start-ups and small businesses, to manufacturing, technology, and life sciences companies.

Together, we represent thousands of organizations that employ millions of workers in the United States.

We all believe that the future of the U.S. economy, including domestic job growth and our competitive advantage in the global economy, depends on a strong patent system that incentivizes innovators to invent and protects their inventions from unfair copying by others. Any legislation to reduce abusive practices in the patent system should be narrow, targeted, and balanced, and should not undermine patent rights or harm innovation.

The support for a strong patent system is broad reaching

Read Letters to Congress
from Inventors and Patent Holders

VIEW LETTERS HERE