PublishedSeptember 11, 2019

CCIA Patent Counsel Josh Landau Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee

Washington — CCIA Patent Counsel Josh Landau will testify  before the Senate Judiciary’s IP subcommittee today on pending patent legislation. Landau will caution senators that provisions in the STRONGER Patents Act weaken the inter partes review procedure used to invalidate patents that never should have been issued.

In his written testimony, Landau said, “The STRONGER Patents Act proposes changes to inter partes and post-grant reviews that are unnecessary and would unfairly bar defendants from using the effective, accurate, and less expensive inter partes review proceeding.”

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