Organisation: US Congress

Legislative reforms to overhaul ‘unfavourable’ patent landscape – for better or worse

Featured in SEP/FRAND Hub 2022/2023

Both the PREVAIL Act and Patent Eligibility Restoration Act seek to enhance participation in the patent system. However, expanded eligibility and a weaker PTAB will undoubtably raise concerns from both SEP holders and implementers, and it remains to be seen whether these approaches will ultimately benefit or harm the larger market.

24 August 2023

Senate IP subcommittee appointments inspire cautious optimism for patent owners

Senators Chris Coons and Thom Tillis – both pro-patentee – take the lead but it doesn’t mean bills will pass

14 March 2023

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