Monday Aug 18
Silicon Alley Insider
Why Protecting Our Trade Secrets Is Essential To Saving the Economy
By: Congressmen Hakeem Jeffries , Howard Coble , John Conyers Jr. , Steve Chabot , Jerrold Nadler , and George Holding , Members of the House Judiciary Committee Unlike a patent or copyright, a trade secret is non-public intellectual property.
Monday Aug 18
WNYC-AM New York
Quality of Life
Congressman Jerrold Nadler wrote a letter to Mayor de Blasio asking him to ban tourist helicopter flights from the heliport the city owns.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The House Introduces Another Trade Secrets Bill: Is It Really Any Better Than Before?
The Trade Secrets Act of 2014 was introduced in the House by Congressman George Holding on July 29, 2014.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
NY, NJ Lawmakers Call For Eliminating Tourist Helicopter Flights Along Hudson River
Sen. Robert Menendez , Rep. Jerrold Nadler were among many who called for a ban on tourist helicopters along the waterway, saying they create an unacceptable racket and cause safety concerns.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Jersey Journal
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to call for ban on Hudson River tourist helicopter tomorrow in Hoboken
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez will be joined by a bi-state coalition to call for a ban on Hudson River tourist helicopters at a Hoboken press conference tomorrow morning at 11. The senator and other officials will decry the proliferation of helicopter traffic over the Hudson River and call for an outright ban of tourist choppers threatening the quality ... (more)
Thu Jul 31, 2014
House to consider condemnation of Erdogan for anti-Semitism
Troubled by the tone of protests against Israel across Europe, members of the House of Representatives introduced a resolution today warning against anti-Semitism as a manifestation of political disapproval with Israeli government policies.
The Chimpeachment Follies
It's summertime, the air is balmy and full of talk about impeachment. Well, at least if you're a Democrat and you're fundraising : ...If all you were reading were Democratic email lists, though, you might imagine it was December 1998 all over again.
Gaza Conflict Divides Congressional Progressives
With the war in Gaza continuing without an end in sight, congressional leaders are rallying to condemn Hamas rocket attacks and support Israel.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Airlines try to upsell seats
Seating families together on a plane may seem like a no-brainer, but who says airlines are thinking all the time? Parents who have never flown with kids are often astonished to discover that U.S. airlines do not automatically seat them next to their young children.
Customer Interaction Solutions
ITI Statement of Support for Bipartisan House Trade Secrets Protection Act
WASHINGTON, July 29 -- The Information Technology Industry Council issued the following news release: The Information Technology Industry Council issued the following statement from Miguel Martinez, director of government affairs and tax policy counsel, in support of bipartisan Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014 introduced in the U.S. House of ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Highlights of Congressional Hearings on Copyright Moral Rights,...
On July 15, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives, through its Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet , held hearings regarding a number of copyright issues, including moral rights, termination rights, resale royalty and copyright term.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
U.S. Representatives Hear about Droit de Suite and Droit Moral
The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, held a Hearing on July 15 on " Moral Rights, Termination Rights, Resale Royalty, and Copyright Term ."
Hudson Valley Press
Sen. Gillibrand to Introduce Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act and protect coverage of other health services from employers who want to impose their beliefs on their employees by denying benefits.