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The America Invents Act – How it All Went Down

On Friday, September 16, 2011, President Obama signed into law “The America Invents Act” (“AIA”) which passed the Senate on September 8, 2011, by a vote of 89-9. The AIA passed …
By Manus Cooney
8 years ago 4

Senate Votes 89-9 to Pass Patent Reform, No End to Fee Diversion

It looks like my prediction on Tuesday that the Senate would pass H.R. 1249, the America Invents Act, prior to President Obama's much anticipated jobs and economy …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 35

Senate Votes 93-5 to End Debate on Patent Reform, Vote Imminent

The United States Senate voted 93 to 5 earlier this evening to end debate on patent reform, which should set up a vote on H.R. 1249 in the coming …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 19

Patent Reform: Post Grant Review Musings

Why would we expect a new post-issuance review to work any better than the current prosecution process? Why are we to expect the Patent Office, which is …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 23

Is it too late on Patent Reform?

Now, we’re about to toss it out in favor of a “first to file” bent with post grant challenges and derivation proceedings? Say what…….why? What …
By John White
8 years ago 17

Patent Reform Back to Senate After Labor Day

Cloture is the only procedure by which the Senate can vote to place a time limit on consideration of a bill or other matter, and thereby overcome …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 14

Patent Reform Stalled in the Senate Thanks to Debt Ceiling

That being the case it seems likely to me that patent reform won't be picked up in the Senate until after Labor Day in September. What does …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 6

House Republicans Oppose Adequately Funded Patent Office

Despite the fact that Congressmen Ryan and Rogers would like this to be about the Obama Administration, the fact is that Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) is the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 32