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No, the America Invents Act did not cost ‘the economy’ $1 trillion

In a guest post at the blog PatentlyO, IP consultant Richard Baker of West Newbury, Mass.-based New England Intellectual Property LLC reviews the results of AIA’s IPR changes, and comes to the bizarre and puzzling conclusion that the law has actually cost the U.S. economy in excess of $1 trillion.(!)…To the contrary, what his analysis lacks most is any accounting of the very real benefits that accompany invalidating patents that never should have been granted in the first place.

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UFPR Sends Joint Letter Against PERA to Congress

United for Patent Reform sent a joint letter today to the Senate Judiciary Committee stressing how harmful the Patent Eligibility Restoration Act would be for the patent system and for American compan


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