Who We Are

The Coalition for 21st Century Patent Reform is a broad and diverse group of global corporations including 3M, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Caterpillar Inc., ExxonMobil, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly, and Procter & Gamble. For more than 100 years, our companies have played a critical role in fostering innovation. Annually, our members invest billions of dollars on research and development to create jobs and improve lives.

Representing many different industry sectors including manufacturing, information technology, consumer products, energy, financial services, medical device, pharmaceutical, and bio-technology, we are advocating for patent reforms that will continue to foster innovation and enhance American competitiveness.

Coalition Members

Below is a current list of coalition members:

We hope to serve as an important resource as both Congress and the Executive Branch look to improve our patent system and better prepare the United States for the competitive challenges we face in the 21st Century.