Title

Patent Assertion Entities Win, For Now
Client Memorandum

Created date

6/17/2014

The Senate Judiciary Committee removed legislation from its agenda that would have made it more difficult for patent assertion entities (“PAEs”) to pursue infringement claims, likely guaranteeing that Congress will not pass broad patent reform this year.  Consequently, companies that had sought new tools to deter and defend against patent lawsuits will have to wait.