2015 Innovation Act to be copy of 2013 bill?
"I want it to be understood clearly," Issa said during a speech Wednesday. "I inherited a bill with broad bipartisan support. I have no intention of watering it down to please one group, unless in fact, that group brings two, three or four votes for everyone we lose."
Along with legislation, Issa said his subcommittee would be working with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on increasing the quality of patents awarded in the first place. The patent office recently announced a new focus on the issue.