Tech, Drug Companies Fighting Over Patent Law Changes

Two of the country's leading industries, computer technology and drug manufacturing, are battling over an effort by Congress to overhaul the way inventors profit from ideas, with executives on both sides saying billions of dollars are at stake. The shift in political control on Capitol Hill coupled with the Supreme Court's newfound interest in taking patent cases has energized a congressional drive to revamp the patent system for the first time since the 1950s.

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