Omnibus Intellectual Property Bill Raises Concerns

Law360, New York (November 14, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A coalition of consumer activists and high-tech companies has launched a campaign to prevent the U.S. Senate from passing a sweeping intellectual property bill during Congress' post-election “lame-duck” session in the coming week.

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved H.R. 2391, the Intellectual Property Protection Act, as a bundle of other intellectual property bills. The overall bill has not yet been considered by the full Senate.

At a press conference on Friday, The American Conservative Union, the Consumer Electronics Association, the Computer and Communications Industry Association,...
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