Patent Round Up

BY CCIA Staff
March 11, 2010
It is unclear how the release of a Senate draft proposing to remove or change some key reforms from the patent reform bill previously reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee will be received in Congress. So far House Judiciary leaders have alerted their Senate colleagues publicly that they want to see changes. In the meantime, bloggers and reporters are offering information on both Senate Judiciary Chairman Leahy’s proposal and the politics surrounding it:
  • Gene Quinn talks about how watered down the bill has become to the point that it is no longer “real reform” in his analysis at IPWatchdog.
  • Patently O offers a summary of what the bill still contains in a post this week:
  • The Hill reporter Kim Hart explains the politics behind the legislation and how the tech industry is largely against it now – aside from tech companies whose business model depends more on licensing.

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