Senate Hearing on Patent Law Reform On June 6, the Senate Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on S. 1145, the "Patent Reform Act of 2007." The House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property held a hearing on an identical bill, H.R. 1908, on April 26, and reported the bill to the full Judiciary Committee, without amendment, on May 16. The hearing was widely attended by the public, and sparsely attended by Senators. Members of the public began lining up several hours...