House Panel Advances Major Patent Troll Legislation

The Innovation Act easily passed the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, but substantial differences remain between it and the patent-troll fighting measure favored by the Senate.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25: Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) (R), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) speak about immigration during a news conference on Capitol Hill, April 25, 2013 in Washington, DC. The news conference was held to discuss immigration control issues that are before Congress. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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