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Archive for February 19th, 2013

Patent Reform Redux?

Posted On: Feb. 19, 2013   By: Scott A. McKeown
patent lawsuit fundingPresident Decries Software Patent Extortionists

Last week during his YouTube broadcast, President Obama labeled software patent trolls as extortionists. In doing so, he also commented that the recent patent reform only went “half way” to solving the existing patent litigation explosion in this area. Shortly thereafter the Internet was abuzz that perhaps the Administration was considering a new legislative effort.

Perhaps most interesting is the President’s characterization of the previous reform effort as only going “half way.”  Can the Administration really be considering a second salvo? Read the rest of this entry »