Aruba Networks Exec Has Plan To Limit Patent Bill To Trolls

Law360, New York (August 1, 2014, 6:07 PM EDT) -- An Aruba Networks Inc. executive says he has come up with a way to revamp stalled patent reform legislation to overcome opposition from the pharmaceutical industry by narrowing the bill so it more clearly targets patent trolls, and he has begun pitching the idea to Congress.

Varun A. Shah, the networking company's global head of IP development, has proposed modifying the House of Representatives version of the bill, known as the Innovation Act, so that patent owners who are inventors, as well as certain types of assignees of a patent, would be exempt from its controversial provisions, like one that would...

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