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Nadler, Neguse, Cicilline and Sensenbrenner Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Protect Whistleblowers

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO), Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law and Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law introduced the Criminal... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Advances Four Bipartisan Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in a virtual markup, the House Judiciary Committee advanced several bipartisan pieces of legislation, including: H.R 683, the Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act; HR. 6196, the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020; H.R. 5053, the Justice for Juveniles Act; and H.R. 8124, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020. The bills now head to the House floor fo... Read more »

Bringing Attorney General Barr Before the House Judiciary Committee

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Dear Friends, This past week—which included two significant House Judiciary hearings and House Democrats efforts to advance a new federal relief package to help those impacted by COVID-19—was an especially active one. Read more about what happened this week and what I hope to accomplish in weeks to come. Congressman Nadler questioning Attorney General William Barr Bringing Attorney General Barr B... Read more »

Nadler, Johnson and Cohen Urge Judicial Conference Against Withdrawing Draft Advisory Opinion 117

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chairman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (D-GA), and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) urged the Committee of Codes of Conduct of the Judicial Conference of the United States not to be pressured i... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Executive Order Targeting Social Media Platforms

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Washington, D.C. — Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order attacking social media platforms: “Our country is in the midst of the most serious public health and economic crisis of our lifetimes. With this Executive Order aimed at internet companies who are finally trying to address misinformation ... Read more »

House & Senate Judiciary Lawmakers Seek Information on USPTO Operations Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. —Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chairman Henry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr. (D-GA) sent a letter to Under Secretary of Commerce For Intellectual Property and U.S. Department of Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director Andrei Iancu requesting information on the impact the coronavirus ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5140, the Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 5140, the Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019: "H.R. 5140, the 'Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act,' amends the satellite television distant signal license contained in section 119 of the Copyri... Read more »

Chairman Nadler, Senator Blackburn Lead Bipartisan Effort to Modernize Copyright Law and Empower Musicians

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the Ask Musicians for Music Act (AM-FM) to modernize existing copyright law for radio stations and musicians. Under the current patchwork copyright system, radio stations can use sound recordings over their airwaves while creators, who own a stake in sound recordings, receive no payment in return. The AM-... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the Appointments Clause: Implications of Recent Court Decisions"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "The Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the Appointments Clause: Implications of Recent Court Decisions": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this important hearing today. I find it remarkab... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part III: The Role of Data and Privacy in Competition"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power. Part III: The Role of Data and Privacy in Competition.” "Digital technologies have provided Americans with a remarkable array of services. It has never been eas... Read more »

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