The truth about US patent reform is that it failed because proposed legislation was deeply flawed 25 May 14
In the wake of the decision by Patrick Leahy to pull wide-ranging patent reform from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s agenda, there is a narrative emerging that it was all down to an unholy alliance of patent trolls, plaintiff lawyers and the pharmaceutical industry. Between them, so the story goes, they crushed a united front of technology companies to ensure that their own self-interest triumphed over the needs of America’s innovators, so ensuring continuing damage to the US economy.
Want to read more?
Register to access two of our subscriber-only articles per month
Subscribe for unlimited access to articles, in-depth analysis and research from the IAM experts
What our customers are saying
IAM explores how businesses can leverage IP rights as real assets beyond their traditional use. As the magazine addresses IP management issues without overly dwelling on legal matters, I consider it an eminently useful reference for innovative business executives.
Dr Frank Cuypers
Subscribe to receive access to the full range of premium business intelligence, insights and analysis, as well as our IP directories, guides and daily news.
Register for more free content
- Read more IAM blogs and articles
- Receive the editor's weekly review by email