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Interview With Chief Judge Paul R. Michel On US Patent Reform

From Intellectual Property Watch:

“IPW recently had the opportunity to interview Judge Michel on prospects for substantive patent reform in the US, the effect on future cases involving domestic and foreign patents, likely constitutional challenges, and the ‘non-problem’ of non-practicing entities.

Chief Judge Paul R. Michel (Ret.), of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, saw hundreds of patent cases during his distinguished career and has a unique position from which to view and offer advice on efforts in the US Senate and House of Representatives to agree on changes to domestic patent law.”

Questions (selected) asked during the interview:

  • Do you favor the House (HR 1249) and/ or Senate-passed (S 23) versions of the patent reform bill?
  • How might the bill affect future court rulings or even existing ones?
  • Does the bill favor big business over small inventors?
  • Will the bill address the problem of non-practicing entities [so-called “patent trolls”]?
  • more…
  • READ FULL INTERVIEW [web]

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