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.
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).
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.
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.
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.