The latest patent reform legislation was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee as expected Thursday, with support from both sides of the aisle, National Journal Daily reported.
Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., shepherded his first bill of the year through the committee with unanimous support. Sixteen senators voted in favor of the Patent Reform Act of 2011, while Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Tom Coburn, R-Okla., passed. To read more, click here. (Subscription required)