Part 2: Pleading Requirements
There have been a few major moves to reform the patent law in 2015:
This article is intended to give a useful overview of the similarities and differences between these bills. Because this contains a three-cell-wide table, it'll be best viewed in landscape (wide-screen) on your tablet or smartphone.
|P.A.T.E.N.T. Act||Innovation Act||T.R.O.L. Act|
|Demand Letter Specificity||Demand Letter Requirements||Demand Letter Specificity|
|Pleading Requirements||Pleading Requirements||N/A|
|Discovery Limits||Discovery Limits||N/A|
|Fee Shifting||Fee Shifting||N/A|
|Financial Interest Disclosures||Financial Interest Disclosures||N/A|
|Actual Willful Conduct||Actual Willful Conduct||N/A|
|Customer Stay||Customer Stay||N/A|
|Judicial Conference Recommendations||Judicial Conference Recommendations||N/A|
|Licensing & Litigation Disclosure||N/A||N/A|
Check this space for updates where I'll be posting redlines and closer detailed looks at each section.