Republican senators seek delay in patent bill

Wednesday, 13 June 2007, 1:27 AM EST

A group of five Republican senators, supported by several large tech vendors, is seeking a delay in legislation that would overhaul the U.S. patent system.

The five, including Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Sam Brownback of Kansas, have asked for more hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee moves ahead with the Patent Reform Act, which is scheduled to be amended and approved in a Thursday hearing. The five sent a letter Monday to the Judiciary Committee asking for more hearings.

At Computerworld.

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