Proposed Senate legislation expands patent-challenging program

05/1/2013 | Network World

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is proposing a law that continues a temporary challenge provision in the America Invents Act that lets the federal patent office investigate and squash patent trolling. The expansion would extend "the provision to include business-method patents challenged by technology start-up companies and would remove the provision's temporary status," Grant Gross writes. "Patent trolls are bullying New York's technology companies, stymieing innovation and dragging down growth," Schumer said.

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