National Journal - "Senate Takes Up Patent Reform"

Alexander Poltorak was quoted in "Senate Takes Up Patent Reform" (National Journal, February 28, 2011).

Dr. Poltorak commented on the proposal to change the U.S. patent system from first-to-invent to first-to-file - a major change designed to bring the U.S. patent regime in line with foreign patent systems:

“People from all over the world come here because they know the U.S. system is the best,” said Alexander Poltorak, president and founder of American Innovators for Patent Reform [and Chairman and CEO of General Patent Corporation]. “This is a big mistake, and one that will weaken the system.”

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