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Patents Post-Grant: New House Bill Targets Software Patent Litigation

New Bill Seeks to Recover Costs of "Egregious Legal Disputes" Since the enactment of the America Invents Act (AIA) in September of 2011, the "patent reform" embodied by the AIA has been slowly rolling out. In fact, the bulk of the truly significant changes to patent law are still...

E-Commerce & Software Patent Trolls Targeted by Congress

Senate Proposes Expansion of USPTO's Business Method Patent Challenge Proceeding As I pointed out last week , Congress is considering fixes to the U.S patent system are designed to combat the patent troll problem. On May 7, S.866 or the "Patent Quality Improvement Act" was introduced...