Sep 4, 2015Legal
With Legislation Stalled, States Move to Do-It-Yourself Patent Reform

With patent reform stalled in the U.S. Congress, 27 states—including nine this year—have passed laws to stem the rise of infringement claims of questionable merit. Many of the laws had bipartisan support, and most set standards for courts to follow in determining whether patent holders are acting in good faith when they demand licensing fees from a business or launch litigation against it.

States Move to Do-It-Yourself Patent Reform - WSJ
In The Wall Street Journal, Steve Malanga writes that states have passed laws to prevent abuse of patent litigation.
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