That Innovation Act we talked about back in October? It just passed, 325-91 in the House. It's expected to have support in the Senate and White House as well, so if your company ever deals with IP or patents, this is a law worth getting acquainted with.
What does H.R. 3309 do? Stomps patent trolls. Somewhat. Fee-shifting, delayed discovery, heightened pleading, true owner transparency, and pinch-hitting for customers in litigation are all included in the bill. Read on for the fine points.