Backlog Issues No Longer Limited to USPTO; Copyright Office Also Experiencing Long Delays

Print this postThe Washington Post reported last week that the backlog issues, which once were limited to the Patent Office have now spilled over into the Copyright Office as well. According to the Washington Post, the delays mean that it now takes eighteen months instead of six months to receive a copyright registration, and the […]

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Interviews Kristie Prinz on Patent Reform

Comments Off on Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Interviews Kristie Prinz on Patent Reform Written by on March 27, 2009 | Posted in Blog News, IP Legislation, Patent Reform

Print this postTo follow up on our coverage of the patent reform debate which has been revived in Congress, I wanted to share with you an interview I gave with Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News earlier this month on the patent reform issue. The article explored the competing interests of the biotechnology and high tech […]

Congress Set to Consider Leahy-Hatch, Kyl Patent Reform Bills

Comments Off on Congress Set to Consider Leahy-Hatch, Kyl Patent Reform Bills Written by on March 27, 2009 | Posted in Patent Reform

Print this postCongress is set to consider two newly introduced patent reform bills.  The Leahy-Hatch bill, also known as the Patent Reform Act of 2009, was introduced on March 3, 2009.  The full text of  S. 515, the  Leahy-Hatch bill is attached.  Following the introduction of the Leahy-Hatch bill, Senator Kyl introduced a second bill, S 610, which […]

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