Patent Reform Act Runs Aground In Senate

Law360, New York (May 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After months of wrangling, the Patent Reform Act has been removed from the U.S. Senate’s floor schedule in yet another indication that the controversial legislation has hit a serious roadblock.

A spokeswoman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid confirmed Friday that the Patent Reform Act is no longer on the current schedule. That means the bill will not come up for a vote before the full Senate.

There bill could return to the schedule if an agreement is reached on the legislation, Reid’s office noted Friday,...
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