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Senate, House Judiciary Committees Reintroduce Patent Reform Bill

Leaders of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees reintroduced bipartisan, bicameral patent reform legislation this week.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah); and House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Ranking Member Lamar Smith (R-Texas) joined to introduce the Patent Reform Act of 2009, according to a statement from Sen. Leahy's office.

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