U.K. Entrepreneurs Form Patent Reform Lobby Group

Law360, New York (November 25, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- U.K. entrepreneurs have formed a lobby group called the Patent Reform Group, which aims to put pressure on the government to change the patent system and make it friendlier to smaller companies or individuals, the Times of London reported.

The group includes well-known entrepreneurs such as James Dyson, inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, as well as patent lawyers and representatives of large companies, according to the Times.

One of the chief goals of the lobby group is to reduce the risks of litigation costs, which...
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