Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leady (D-Vt.) has authored a bill, which other members of the panel are currently evaluating, to address some of those concerns. With broad bipartisan support for targeted legislation to rein in patent trolls, the tech delegation seems to sense that that could be their best chance for a big policy win in the coming months.
"We're here talking about innovation, and patent reform is the near-term thing we could do," Chambers says. "We urge the Senate to pass a strong patent reform bill."
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