Press Release

Coalition for Patent Fairness Statement on Developments with Patent Reform Bill

March 31, 2009 – Washington, DC: The Coalition for Patent Fairness issued the following statement regarding the developments with the Patent Reform Act of 2009 before the Senate Judiciary Committee today:

“We applaud Chairman Leahy's leadership and the efforts of Senators Feinstein, Specter and Hatch to reach an agreement to move patent reform forward. Reports indicate much progress has been made, and we look forward to continuing progress toward resolving the remaining issues that the legislation must address in order to achieve effective patent reform.”

The Coalition for Patent Fairness is a diverse group of companies and industry associations dedicated to enhancing U.S. innovation, job creation, and competitiveness in the global market by modernizing and strengthening our nation’s patent system.

Contact: Amos Snead, Amos.Snead@StoryPartnersDC.com 
For more information, visit http://www.patentfairness.org.