Nine organizations, including NAFCU and CUNA, call for new legislation from Congress.
Bill that would prevent patent abuse will be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 27.
Vermont credit union CEO tells Senate panel patent trolls hinder adoption of new product offerings.
New England FCU CEO John Dwyer just took part in the 2012 version of the Community Depository Institution Advisory Council of the Boston Fed.
Underscoring a policy aimed at reaching out to small community banks and credit unions, the Federal Reserve Board and its district banks last week began completing a series of high-level CEO appointments to its new advisory panels.
New England credit union CEOs James Blake and John Dwyer expect to give the Federal Reserve an earful next week drawn from differing agendas - one on mortgage lending and the other on Fed access.