Trade groups want Congress to allow broader reviews of software patents

10/28/2013 | Hill, The · Hill, The

Trade associations are seeking to extend the authority of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to re-evaluate certain patents. The PTO can re-evaluate a challenged patent only if it is related to a financial service. The House Judiciary Committee today is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Innovation Act, a patent-reform bill proposed by its chairman, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va.

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