Revised Patent Reform Bill On The Way, Leahy Says

Law360, New York (February 25, 2010, 4:19 PM EST) -- Senate Judiciary Committee chair Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Thursday that a bipartisan group of senators had reached an agreement on revisions to an overhaul of the U.S. patent system that has generally been opposed by inventors and supported by technology heavyweights.

But Leahy said that he would not reveal the details of the compromise legislation until he had the chance to brief members of his committee, as well as counterparts in the House of Representatives. He added that he expected to release the details “in the...
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