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Published: Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Source: Reuters

The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to overhaul U.S. patent laws, backing a measure aimed at chipping away at a huge backlog of patent applications and offering cheaper alternatives to litigation. more»

Published: Monday, March 7, 2011
Source: NPR

The Obama administration is hoping to win quick approval for its new free-trade pact with South Korea, but that deal may be held up by two trade agreements with Colombia and Panama that the White House says aren't ready yet. more»

Published: Thursday, March 3, 2011
Source: The Hill

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said Thursday that he believes he will be able to introduce tax reform legislation soon. more»

Published: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Source: The Hill

The full Senate continued to debate the bipartisan patent reform bill passed by the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning as sponsor and Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) urged his colleagues not to let extraneous issues bog down the legislation. more»

Published: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Source: Reuters

Sixty-seven first-term Republican lawmakers elected in November with the help of the conservative Tea Party movement told President Barack Obama on Tuesday they want to work with him to approve long-delayed trade deals with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. more»

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