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Friday, March 8, 2013

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Extend Public Comment Period for Patent Assertion Entity Workshop

Comment Period Extended to April 5, 2013

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today that the deadline for submitting written comments on their recent Patent Assertion Entity Activities Workshop has been extended from March 10, 2013 to April 5, 2013.

The workshop, held on Dec. 10, 2012, explored the impact of patent assertion entity (PAE) activities on innovation and competition and the implications for antitrust enforcement and policy.  Additional information about the workshop is available at the  Department of Justice and FTC websites.  Comments may be submitted via e-mail to: ATR.LPS-PAEPublicComments@usdoj.gov Submitted comments will be made publicly available on the Department of Justice and FTC websites.


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Updated September 15, 2014