By Matthew Bultman
Law360 (June 7, 2019) -- Congress appears determined to rewrite the law on patent eligibility.
The Senate intellectual property subcommittee held two hearings this past week to discuss patentable subject matter, with a third scheduled for Tuesday. The hearings follow a series of closed-door meetings with industry groups and the unveiling of a draft bill that would expand patent eligibility.
Mark Nowotarski is quoted, "You're continuing prosecution, you're continuing to fight on despite what the examiner is saying," said Mark Nowotarski, a patent agent and principal of Markets Patents & Alliances LLC." And you do it because you have a valuable invention, you need to protect it."
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