BIO: Patent Reform Bill Could Add $1.6B To Annual Cost of Approving Patents in US | GenomeWeb
Certain aspects of a patent reform bill that has passed in the US House of Representatives and is currently awaiting a vote in the Senate could add as much as $1.6 billion yearly to the cost of getting patents approved in the US, and increase the odds 140-fold that a US patent is revoked, according to a study released last week by the Biotechnology Industry Organization.
 

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