Where do court decisions like Ariosa v. Sequenom leave the biotech industry?
Governments around the world are watching to see what next steps we take.
This is a critical event at a critical time.
United for Patent Reform's fight to rein in “patent trolls” has been going for years.
Application fees will be $50 less if filed electronically.
Michelle Lee is the nominee for director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).
Patent “trolls” are one of the “biggest problems” the administration is targeting, Obama said.
“I wish the Senate would’ve taken it up," Sen. Mark Warner said.
Democratic senators demanded that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office improve the quality of...
A decision from the Supreme Court struck down certain software patents.
The tech industry has been able to assert its priorities across Washington, a startup advocate said.
The search is on for a targeted approach after comprehensive bill dies.
Last-minute negotiations have unlocked a Pandora's box of possible amendments or revisions.
Most believe that patent reform is needed to thwart abusive tactics used by patent trolls.
A trio of lawmakers say their bill will help inventors across the economy.
The guidelines come months after a Supreme Court ruling.
The Supreme Court judges both by the famous standard of "I know it when I see it."
Let's not rush through legislation that might have unintended consequences.
Patent trolls and IP abuse add costs to businesses and consumers.
The patent office should upgrade its application examinations, lawmakers wrote.
The court's decision to toss out some software patents led to a shakeup at the PTO.
The justices said patents cannot cover abstract ideas carried out on a computer.
House lawmakers unveiled a new bill to combat patent “trolls” on Thursday, a week after broader...
Industry groups accused the Senate Judiciary Committee of bowing to “patent troll” lobbyists.