Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) officials said they
are addressing intellectual property issues as patent cases
continue to send shock waves through the
On 16 March, CFTC acting chairman Sharon Brown-Hruska told
reporters at the Futures Industry Association conference in
Boca Raton, Florida that Commission officials have met with the
US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to discuss the rising
trend of patent filings and subsequent patent suits that are
changing the landscape of the industry. The agency is also
scheduled to meet with its technology advisory committee on 23
April to discuss ways to address the intellectual property
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