Congressional Patent Reform is Dead; Long Live Administrative Patent Reform
Several months ago, I declared that new patent legislation is effectively blocked within Congress. [Link] Today, Congressional Republicans asked Speaker Pelosi to slow down as well. [Letter]. As it turns out, legislative reform is, for the most part, a sideshow as the executive and judicial branches are still running with the ball.
[Of course, the legislation will begin to move again if the opposition rests or the forces of change grow stronger]