Patent Reform Act of 2009
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Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced S.515 on March 3, 2009.
Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) introduced S.610 on March 17, 2009.
In an editorial in BusinessWeek, Sen. Leahy argued in favor of the Patent Reform Act, saying it "will establish a more efficient, streamlined patent system that will improve patent quality and limit unnecessary, counterproductive litigation costs, while making sure no party’s access to court is denied."
In an editorial in BusinessWeek, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) argued against the Patent Reform Act, saying it "is not reform, but instead changes the law to benefit a narrow sector of the electronics industry, and trial lawyers."
Articles and resources
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 OpenCongress info page on Patent Reform Act of 2009
- ↑ Sen. Patrick Leahy, "Pass the Patent Reform Act: Pro - Give ingenuity freer rein," BusinessWeek, April 29, 2009
- ↑ Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, "Pass the Patent Reform Act: Con - The change would undermine fairness," BusinessWeek, April 29, 2009
- Grant Gross, "Patent reform bill meets opposition during hearing," The Industry Standard, April 30, 2009.