Vote On Patent Reform Bill Delayed In Congress

Law360, New York (August 1, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bill that would reform the U.S. patent system has stalled in Congress, with voting delayed until the end of the legislature’s annual August recess.

With no vote on the bill before the recess, which started on Friday, its sponsors are now likely to seek a vote when Congress returns in September.

A mark-up on the bill had been scheduled for Thursday of last week, but was canceled in part because of industry opposition to a provision that would have scaled back on injunctions in patent...
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