UPDATE: Patent Reform Bill Passes House | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated with comments from an IP attorney and an executive from the Association of American Universities.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A bill that would make a fundamental change to the US patent system passed in the House of Representatives yesterday with strong bipartisan support, but not with the overwhelming support received by its similar Senate counterpart.

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