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.
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