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US Manufacturers Association for Development and Enterprise

Our mission is protecting US manufacturers against abusive patent litigation so we can create good jobs, invest in our communities, and drive American innovation.

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Calling all US manufacturers! Become a member of US MADE and collaborate with other manufacturers to amplify our voices, tell our stories to new and broader audiences, and build deeper policymaker relationships. As a member, you will be updated on the issues and coalition activities, and always welcomed to participate in coalition activities and initiatives.

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IPR (inter partes review) has saved over $2 billion

It has been estimated that in the first five years after IPR was created, IPR has helped patent owners and accused infringers avoid at least $2.31 billion in deadweight losses by providing an efficient system for challenging patents...

Don’t let one bad patent ruin your business

Let the patent office review a few hundred potentially bad patents to protect the other 3 million.

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Op-eds

Serial Petitions are Rare at PTAB. Don’t Just Take Our Word for It, Look at the Data.

By: Beau Phillips Those who advocate for curtailing the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) ability to improve patent quality …

Industry news

Congress Needs to Save the America Invents Act

Throughout my time in Congress, I was proud to bring together Democrats and Republicans to craft and pass legislation that …

Press Releases

US*MADE statement in response to Senators Leahy, Cornyn and Tillis introducing the Patent Trial and Appeal Board Reform Act of 2022

The US Manufacturers Association for Development and Enterprise (US*MADE) thanks Senators Leahy, Cornyn and Tillis for introducing the Patent Trial …

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