Patent Reform Update: Reactions To House Vote on Patent Reform


The House voted to move ahead with debate on patent reform, but a spokeswoman for Majority Leader Eric Cantor,R-Va., said a final vote is now expected on Friday. The latest delay is a result of a House Rules Committee decision that an end to fee diversion should not be included in patent reform.  This latest change has caused many industry groups who supported the bill to now change their position.  What does this mean for the future of patent reform?  Here is what the patent community is saying about these latest turn of events….

Lack of Commitment on PTO Funding is Killing Patent Reform (IP Watchdog)

House votes to proceed with patent, drilling bill after point of order (The Hill)

Special Interest Patent Bill Benefits Foreign Multinational Corporations Over U.S. Inventors (Patent Barisatas)

Spending Concerns Delay Patent-Reform Vote (National Journal)

BIO Expresses Disappointment With House Vote On Patent Reform ( Medical News Today)

Committee Approves Patent Reform Proposal (Committee on the Judiciary)

Long Overdue’ US Patent Reform Deal Reached; House Could Vote This Week (Intellectual Property Watch)

Patent Reform’ Will Hurt Innovation (Connexion)

Patent Reform Update II (Patentdocs)

Patent Bill Unites Past Enemies (Roll Call)


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