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UFPR Calls on USPTO to Cancel Arbitrary Patent Review Policies

United for Patent Reform argued in comments to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) that the agency’s “discretionary denial” policies on patent challenges have had a significant, damaging impact on U.S. businesses by encouraging abusive litigation and forcing costly nuisance settlements. The PTO’s policies arbitrarily cut off access to a critical component of the patent system, and the broad coalition of diverse American businesses said the PTO should return to carrying out the statute that Congress enacted. Read the full comments:

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