Sens. Make Plea For Compromise On Patent Reform

Law360, New York (March 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A U.S. Senate panel has urged the opposing factions in the debate over patent reform to work toward a compromise on contentious issues, including damages, saying that only a balanced bill has a chance of becoming law.

At a brief business meeting Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee adopted an amendment that tweaks some of the language in the Senate version of the Patent Reform Act of 2009. Senators also noted that more work still needs to be done before a workable bill is achieved, including arriving...
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