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08/27/2007 - JOHN L. LAMATTINA and J. MARTIN CARROLL - Courant.com

...the reliability of our patents is threatened by federal legislation that isunder consideration in the House and the Senate. Called The Patent Reform Act of 2007, this legislation makes important beneficial changes that would further align U.S. patent laws with the rules that apply in major jurisdictions outside the country. Unfortunately, it also includes provisions that would limit the value of patents, and itdoes not include useful reforms that were recommended by the National Academies, advisers to the nation on science, engineering and medicine More...