Press Release

The Coalition for Patent Fairness Applauds President Obama For His Support for Patent Reform


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following can be attributed to Matthew Tanielian, executive director of the Coalition for Patent Fairness:

“The Coalition for Patent Fairness thanks President Obama for his expression of support for meaningful patent reform during his 2014 State of the Union address.

“President Obama’s emphasis on this issue demonstrates that this is a bipartisan, achievable piece of economic legislation that promotes innovation across American industries.

“We applaud President Obama and his Administration for making patent reform a major legislative issue for the year.”


The Coalition for Patent Fairness is a diverse group of companies and industry associations dedicated to enhancing U.S. innovation, job creation, and competitiveness in the global market by modernizing and strengthening our nation’s patent system.

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