AGs Seek To Bolster States' Rights In Patent Reform Effort

Law360, New York (February 24, 2014, 3:08 PM EST) -- Legal officers for 42 U.S. states and territories on Monday affirmed their support for legislation to crack down on so-called patent trolls currently working its way through Congress, but urged lawmakers to assure that state prosecutors and courts would have an active role in the effort.

In a letter to the leadership of the U.S. Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees, the attorneys general offered state-centric proposals to amend legislation recently introduced in the Senate and passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, including an affirmation of...
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