Patent Reform Bill Would Allow Confirmatory Use Of Gene Tests Under Manager's Amendment
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
More than 30 amendments have been proposed to the bill in the House, including those to strike the conversion to a "first-to-file" patent system and eliminate PTO's fee-setting authority.
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