Patent Reform Is Back on Congress’ Agenda

Here’s some good news from the House of Representatives. Chairman Goodlatte of the House Judiciary Committee announced the agenda for this Congress, and here’s a key item:

We’ll also work on reforms to discourage abusive patent litigation and keep U.S. patent laws up to date. Collectively, these reforms will help alleviate the wasteful burden of unnecessarily expensive litigation costs, thereby freeing small businesses to flourish, unleash innovation, and create new jobs for Americans.

You can see all of the bills proposed in the last two Congresses here. We’ll be updating the page as bills get introduced.