Patent Reform Would Expand Peer-To-Patent: Kappos

Law360, New York (March 25, 2011, 7:11 PM EDT) -- A patent reform bill that passed the U.S. Senate earlier this month would significantly improve the patent system and result in a major expansion of the peer-to-patent program, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director David Kappos said Friday.

In a speech at New York Law School in Manhattan, Kappos said he was pleased that the version of patent reform that passed the Senate by a vote of 95-5 on March 8 included language supporting the goals of the peer-to-patent program, which allows members of the public...
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