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Fact Sheet: White House Task Force on High-Tech Patent Issues

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LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES & EXECUTIVE ACTIONS Today the White House announced major steps to improve incentives for future innovation in high tech patents, a key driver of economic growth and good paying American jobs.  The White House issued five executive actions and seven legislative recommendations designed to protect innovators from frivolous...
Fact Sheet: White House Task Force on High-Tech Patent Issues

With An IPO On Its Radar, Lending Club Adds Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers To Its Heavyweight Board

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Today, Larry Summers became the latest prominent name to endorse Lending Club — the fast-growing peer-to-peer lending company that aims to connect creditworthy borrowers with smart investors — as the former U.S. Treasury Secretary joined the company’s growing, star-studded board of directors. The economist, also known for serving as the...
With An IPO On Its Radar, Lending Club Adds Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers To Its Heavyweight Board

Obama calls on Congress to pass bill aimed at helping startups

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President Obama photo: Dave Brenner/Flickr A day after showing his techno savvy with an appearance in a Google+ hangout, President Obama is calling on Congress to pass new legislation that would aid startups, and put them at the center of an agenda, “Startup America”, focused on creating new jobs. “The...
Obama calls on Congress to pass bill aimed at helping startups

This chart shows what's royally messed up in the U.S. patent system

www.geekwire.com
It’s been a huge week for patents — starting with This American Life’s follow-up on Nathan Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures and followed on Tuesday with President Barack Obama announcing plans to try to curb the activities of patent trolls. As part of Obama’s 5-point plan, the National Economic Council and the Council...
This chart shows what's royally messed up in the U.S. patent system

Patent trolls are a serious threat to US innovation | Dan Gillmor

www.guardian.co.uk
The tech industry is beset by patent abuses, stifling creativity. Executive orders are useful, but we need tough new lawsAt last, some good news about America's dysfunctional patent system: the White House has noticed there's a problem.Actually, the news is even better. The Obama administration issued a batch of executive...
Patent trolls are a serious threat to US innovation | Dan Gillmor

Boot up: iPhone 4's US ban, Obama's troll-chasing, Lego + Sony, and more

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Plus Haswell for the desktop (don't ask), verbs in app design, Zeus keeps raking it in, Yahoo's non-mail fail, and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamITC bans importation of older iPhones and iPads into the US over 3G-essential Samsung patent...
Boot up: iPhone 4's US ban, Obama's troll-chasing, Lego + Sony, and more

White House Also Releases Report On Patent Problems

www.techdirt.com
We'd already discussed President Obama's proposals for patent reform, but now that the announcement is official, it's worth also looking at the report about the broken patent system that was released at the same time from the White House, put together by the President's Council of Economic Advisers, the National...
White House Also Releases Report On Patent Problems

The White House takes on patent trolls and a look at a large coronal hole

www.washingtonpost.com
Here's what we're reading/watching today: 1) The White House addressed the patent wars on Tuesday, announcing seven legislative recommendations to Congress and five executive actions -- all in an effort "to improve incentives for future innovation in high tech patents." The president's Council of Economic Advisers and National Economic Council...
The White House takes on patent trolls and a look at a large coronal hole

White House Also Releases Report On Patent Problems

www.techdirt.com
We'd already discussed President Obama's proposals for patent reform, but now that the announcement is official, it's worth also looking at the report about the broken patent system that was released at the same time from the White House, put together by the President's Council of Economic Advisers, the National...
White House Also Releases Report On Patent Problems

Dispatch From Dubai

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Silicon Valley’s collective vision of the Internet was on trial recently at a United Nations treaty conference held in the Persian Gulf. Did the Valley’s thought leaders, business innovators and serial entrepreneurs appreciate the degree to which their shared assumptions about the Internet — its dynamism, openness, adaptability and ferocious...
Dispatch From Dubai

Okay, Here's What It Was Like To Meet The President...

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The White House was kind enough to invite Business Insider and me to a private briefing on the economy yesterday. The briefing featured the President's whole gang--Alan Krueger (Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors), Gene Sperling (head of the National Economic Council), et al. Basically, we got a...
Okay, Here's What It Was Like To Meet The President...
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