No Consensus That Broad Patent ‘Reform’ is Necessary or Helpful

Adam Mossoff and I have an op-ed that was published on The Hill. Here’s a brief excerpt: Two recent op-eds published in The Hill argue that broad patent legislation—misleadingly labeled “reform”—is needed because the U.S. patent system is fundamentally broken. In the first, Timothy Lee contends that opponents “cannot with a straight face” argue that […]

Unintended Consequences of “Patent Reform”: The Customer Suit Exception

The following post first appeared on the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) blog, and it is reposted with permission here. In the last two weeks, the House and Senate Judiciary Committees marked up wide-ranging patent legislation ostensibly aimed at combating frivolous litigation by so-called “patent trolls.” But while the stated purpose of […]