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IP Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2016

Law360, San Diego (December 24, 2015, 8:38 PM EST) -- While two of the leading patent reform measures stalled in Congress in 2015, U.S. lawmakers are expected to push ahead with efforts to merge the bills into a single piece of legislation in 2016, and they also may be ready to act on proposals to curb demand-letter abuses and to allow suits alleging trade secret misappropriation to be brought in federal court.

Here, attorneys point to the intellectual property legislation and regulation to track in 2016:

Patent Reform Measures

Lawmakers introduced a flurry of patent bills that ground to a halt in the summer of 2015, but the two front-runners —...

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