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Congressional IP Caucus Urges House Vote to Raise Patent Fees

Law360 (October 16, 2003, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Congressional Intellectual Property Caucus on Thursday endorsed a proposal to deprive Congressional appropriators of their power to set the Patent and Trademark Office budget, the National Journal's Technology Daily reported.

Democrat Robert Wexler of Florida, a Caucus member, told the news service his group would urge leaders of the House of Representatives to schedule a floor vote on a measure to raise patent fees but retain all the funds with the patent office.

A consortium of technology companies has lobbied Congress to raise patent fees...
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