Hatch To Head Senate IP Panel

Law360, New York (March 21, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Utah Senator Orrin Hatch has been officially named as chairman of a new Senate Judiciary subcommittee on intellectual property issues, a position he is expected to use as a platform for introducing generic biologics legislation.

The Republican senator, known for penning key IP legislation including the Hatch-Waxman Act, will head the work on copyright, trademark and patent law, as well as treaties to protect U.S. intellectual property abroad.

Hatch named Bruce Artim, former staff director and chief counsel for the Judiciary Committee, the subcommittee’s staff director...
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