House Judiciary Chief To Create New IP Subcommittee

Law360, New York (December 22, 2010, 1:53 PM EST) -- The incoming Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has announced plans to create an intellectual property subcommittee as part of a reshuffling.

Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, the committee's chairman-elect, said Monday he would reorganize the committee by creating five new subcommittees when he takes up the gavel in 2011.

The new subcommittees including the Constitution committee; the Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law committee; the Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security committee; the Immigration Policy and Enforcement committee; and the Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet committee...
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