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Submission + - Patent Reform Bill Passes Senate (

nephorm writes: "The Senate gave final approval to the first major overhaul of the nation’s patent law in more than a half century Thursday, sending the America Invents Act to President Barack Obama for his signature.
The legislation won overwhelming approval in an 89-9 vote." Fee diversion from the USPTO will continue.

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Patent Reform Bill Passes Senate

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