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Not Necessarily Patent “Reform”

The reform proposed in this legislation includes the most significant changes to the U.S. patent law in over a century — and they are not good changes.

From Kevin Noonan of the Patent Docs blog:

“The reform proposed in this legislation [H.R. 1249] includes the most significant changes to the U.S. patent law in over a century — and they are not good changes. There are five major changes proposed which individually and in concert weaken patents and make it more difficult and expensive for universities to obtain, maintain, license and enforce patents…”

Read the Full Article [web]
AUTM’s stand/support on H.R. 1249 [web]
S. 515 The Patent Reform Act of 2009 [web; pdf]

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