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Feb. 22, 2016

The Washington Times Opinion: Patent bills: too broad, too soon, too heavy-handed, by Cheryl Wetzstein

This post originally appeared in The Washington Times on February 23, 2016.

Trouncing patent trolls and achieving tort reform.

These twin goals of a House patent-reform bill helped garner support from Republican conservatives, libertarians and Democrats — which is why it sped to a lopsided victory vote of 325-91 in late 2013. Companion bills on patent reform never cleared the Senate.