SPECIAL SUMMARY REPORT
THE GREAT DEBATE
FIRST-TO-INVENT vs. FIRST-TO-FILE
INTERNATIONAL HARMONIZATION TREATY
Distribution, Use of
#5 / #6 / #7 / #8
#9 / #10 / #11 / #12 #13 / #14 / #15
Arguments & Rebuttals
Closing Comments &
On April 9th, 1992, "BILL H.R. 4978", "The Patent System Harmonization Act of 1992" was introduced in the House of Representatives. The first and most crucial joint meeting between the House and the Senate Subcommittees takes place Thursday, April 30, 1992 with only multi-national corporations represented; and no small businesses, universities, independent inventors represented
Our government is one by the people and for the people. It is not meant to be a self-contained system. Legislators cannot make up their minds in a vacuum.
If those governed - whether individuals or businesses - do not state their demands to those they elect and whose salaries they pay, they have only themselves to blame when undemocratic decisions are made by a democratic institution.