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Breaking: House passes patent reform bill

Goodlatte’s Innovation Act passes by large margin

There is big news in the ongoing battle against patent trolls. By a vote of 325-91, the House of Representatives approved the Innovation Act, spearheaded by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R., Va.). 

The Innovation Act is one of several bills proposed in Congress this session that are meant to address the patent-troll problem. The bill, which was co-authored by Republicans and Democrats, included several key elements that are intended to lessen the power of non-practicing entities. 

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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