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Small business owners dread patent reform passage

Patrick Ross, Washington DC


With a top official of the USPTO saying the agency is prepared to begin enacting patent reform legislation as soon as mid-September, representatives of small business interests yesterday warned the America Invents Act could harm innovation

The Senate is scheduled to take up the House-passed version of HR-1249 on September 6, and it's likely the bill could be at the White House ready for signing by the end of that week.

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