PILMA News

Blumenthal Tours Sheet Metal Workers’ Training Center

Senator Richard Blumenthal toured the training center for the Sheet Metal Workers Local 40 and the Associated Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors of Connecticut where he discussed how the center creates skilled laborers and helps promote economic growth.

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Keep America Inventing: William Burga

William Burga, Past President of the Ohio AFL-CIO, wrote the following op-ed published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer urging passage of the 2011 America Invents Act (AIA).

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Good patents protect jobs: William George

William George, Past President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, wrote the following op-ed published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette advocating passage of the 2011 patent reform bill in order to provide incentive for innovation and keep Americans jobs from being shipped overseas.

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PILMA: Patent Reform

The Pharmaceutical Industry Labor Management Association applauds tonight’s decisive action by the Senate in passing the 2011 Patent Protection Act. The strong 95 to 5 vote is a solid indication that the bill meets the concerns from both sides of the aisle.

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Washington Post Editorial: Why the Patent Process Should be Overhauled

The Washington Post published the following editorial explaining how the U.S. lags behind other countries in their patenting process and provides recommendations on what should be reformed.

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