IP Legislation To Watch In 2014

Law360, New York (January 1, 2014, 10:08 AM EST) -- The question of how to crack down on abusive litigation tactics by so-called patent trolls will dominate Congress' intellectual property agenda in 2014, with several competing bills on the controversial issue now under consideration by the U.S. Senate.

A sweeping anti-patent troll bill has already passed the U.S. House of Representatives, so the upper chamber will now grapple with whether to endorse provisions in the House bill that make controversial changes to patent law, such as raising pleading standards and requiring losing parties to pay the...
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