Eric Pai

Eric Pai

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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House Committee Advances Competing Patent Reform Legislation

With yesterday’s House Judiciary Committee vote, there are now competing, and in some respects significantly different, patent reform proposals under serious consideration in the House and the Senate. Among the most important...more

7/28/2015 - Fee-Shifting Hedge Funds Inter Partes Review Proceedings PATENT Act Patent Infringement Patent Reform Patent Trial and Appeal Board Patent Trolls Patents Post-Grant Review Proposed Legislation USPTO Venue

Patent Reform Heads to the Senate Floor

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 16-4 to send an amended version of S. 1137, the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship (PATENT) Act, to the full Senate for debate. The PATENT Act is this year’s...more

6/8/2015 - Biotechnology Inter Partes Review Proceedings PATENT Act Patent Reform Patent Trial and Appeal Board Patents Pharmaceutical Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Popular

A Summary of 2015’s Proposed Patent Reform Legislation

This year’s debate on federal patent reform has begun in earnest. Last Friday, the White House expressed its support for the leading Senate bill, the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship (PATENT) Act (S. 1137), and...more

5/8/2015 - Innovation Act PATENT Act Patent Reform Patents Proposed Legislation Startups

Patent Reform Off the Table for Now

Yesterday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) announced that he was taking his patent reform bill off the agenda. As a result, it is unlikely that Congress will pass patent reform legislation this...more

5/23/2014 - Legislative Committees Patent Reform Patents

Patent Troll Legislation Stuck in Fee-Shifting Debate

Patent reform legislation has garnered much national attention over the past year, as Congress has introduced numerous proposals to curb perceived litigation abuse by patent trolls. (See our previous alert here.) The House of...more

4/17/2014 - Fee-Shifting Statutes Patent Litigation Patent Trolls Patents

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