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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…

Patent Reform Moves Forward With New Goodlatte Discussion Draft

On Monday, Rep. Goodlatte (R-VA) released a new discussion draft of a patent reform bill. We’ve been looking through it, and overall this is a strong draft. The draft has litigation reforms that increase pleading requirements and lower discovery costs for patent cases. It has end user protections and strong disclosure requirements that should prevent…