Ex-Fed. Circ. Chief, Others Blast Patent Reform

Law360, Washington (August 30, 2011, 5:24 PM EDT) -- As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on the America Invents Act next week, retired Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel stepped up his crusade against the patent reform bill at a forum in Washington on Tuesday, training his fire primarily on fee diversion.

The bill will stifle innovation and make the patent process more costly, a range of patent experts including Michel said at a forum on overhauling U.S. patent law presented by the National Small Business Association and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.