Patent Act of 2005

Bruce Perens bruce at
Tue Apr 26 16:55:15 UTC 2005

Please see for
an early print of the Patent Act of 2005. The bill does a number of good
things for us, and currently has a really egregious portion that
establishes a new standard for "reasonable and effective accessability"
of prior art that would further reduce the standard for novelty of
patents by making some prior art irrelevant. I am working on this, as
are CCIA, EFF and the Public Patent Foundation.


    Bruce Perens

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