Proposed patent reform legislation passed by the US House of Representatives late last year has stalled in the Senate due to a contentious section of the bill that would change the way damages are assessed in patent infringement lawsuits.
 
According to some experts, the setback makes it unlikely that the Senate will vote on the bill before the next legislative recess at the end of May, which could ultimately derail it until at least after the November elections.
 

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