President Obama today signed that rarest of legislative enactments, a bipartisan bill. Will the America Invents Act address abuses of patent protection and make the US more competitive with China? Will it enshrine corporate advantages over the little guy? Also, a Supreme Court stay on execution puts spotlight on Rick Perry's Texas, and Swiss investment bank UBS says fraud by one of its employees cost $2 billion. Why didn't somebody notice before it was too late?
Will the America Invents Act Stimulate American Invention?
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Stay on Execution Puts Spotlight on Rick Perry's Texas
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Will Patent Reform Invigorate Innovation?
The idea of the patent is to protect inventors from copycats who steal their ideas. Patents are crucial to US dominance of the world economy. But the US Patent Office is...
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