Patent Attorneys: Second most depressing job in Australia (regular lawyers are No. 1). LINK
The House IP Subcommittee held a hearing on April 26 on patent reform, speakers included Gary Griswold (3M), Anthony Peterman (Dell), Kevin Sharer (CEO Amgen), Jay Thomas (Georgetown professor), and Bill Tucker (Tech Transfer at UC). LINK to WRITTEN TESTIMONY.
FTC Commish on Tom Rosch on IP-Antitrust issues. LINK.
World IP Day: I missed it, but IPKat has the (funny) discussion. LINK.
May 6-9, I will be at the annual BIO International Convention — this year being held in Boston. I’ve been given a press pass — Let me know if you would like to get together to talk about the future of American patent law.