EPO style oppositions would bring substantial benefits to the US, report claims 26 Oct 09
Stuart Graham and Dietmar Harhoff have produced a piece of work that is going to cause a great deal of controversy in the United States. Their paper - Separating Patent Wheat from Chaff: Would the U.S. Benefit from Adopting a Patent Post-Grant Review? - goes right to the heart of one of the most controversial aspects of the proposed US patent reform legislation currently before Congress. Although post-grant opposition ahs found many supporters, among which is the current administration, there are many who reject it out of hand. Well, the latter are not going to like the conclusions Graham and Harhoff come to. This is from the abstract:
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