Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Intellectual Property Subcommittee, has two pieces of legislation he’d like to get through Congress before retiring after 50 years. To do so, he’d need the support of the subcommittee’s ranking Republican member, North Carolina’s own Sen. Thom Tillis.
Winston-Salem Journal: Tillis, tread lightly on patent reform by Donald Bryson
Although both senators are long-time defenders of America’s intellectual property system, in this case haste would be a mistake. Both bills need more work lest they damage the nation’s innovation economy. We need Tillis to hit the brakes.