10 Ways Congress Tried To Address NPE Litigation In 2013
January 2, 2014, 6:04 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 6:04 PM EST) -- The year 2013 saw a steady and increasing drum beat for legislation addressing perceived problems with patent litigations started by nonpracticing entities. While none of these legislative efforts has yet become law, progress is being made and 2014 is likely to be a year of legislative action on this issue.
Throughout 2013, there were at least 10 bills introduced in Congress that target issues directly related to NPE patent litigation. Each of the bills discussed below address one or more of the perceived issues with NPE...