Technological Development Issues

In separate interviews, guests gave their perspectives on how potential changes to patent law could affect the technology… read more

In separate interviews, guests gave their perspectives on how potential changes to patent law could affect the technology industry. Legislation introduced by Senators Leahy and Hatch, if passed, would regulate the size of patent damages that are awarded by courts. Ms. Maghame argued that the new legislation greatly restricts how developers of technology are compensated if they win patent suits. Mr. Black believes the new approach would be fair. 

Roy Mark was a guest host.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Mar 21, 2009
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Mar 23, 2009

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  • Mar 21, 2009 | 6:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 23, 2009 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2009 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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