What does the recent battle for patent reform mean for startups and for the future of tech policy?
Julie Samuels is executive director and president of the board of Engine, a young and influential advocacy group working to ensure startups have a voice in D.C. Through policy analysis, economic research, and close relationships with policymakers and startups, Engine is helping to elevate the interests of technology entrepreneurship in American policy.
Julie will give an overview of the recent battle in Washington for patent reform and talk about lessons learned. She’ll discuss what the battle means for technology and startup policy going forward — and explain why startups and businesses need to stay involved in the fight for change in D.C.