House IP Subcommittee Takes on Tough Patent Reform Issues On April 26, the House IP Subcommittee held its first, and perhaps its last, hearing on H.R. 1809, the "Patent Reform Act of 2007." An identical bill, S. 1145, has been introduced in the Senate. The start of the hearing in the House Judiciary Committee was delayed briefly while the Committee scrambled to set up an overflow room for the crowd that lined the corridors and far-exceeded the capacity of the Committee’s main hearing room. Many...