Bill to Curb Patent Troll Abuses Taking Shape

Coalition: 'We're closer than we ever were'

Even as Congress battles over funding the government, new legislation to curb abusive patent troll practices is beginning to take shape. Members of the Big Tent Coalition representing a diverse of group of businesses victimized by patent trolls met Wednesday to review a discussion draft of a highly-anticipated bill circulated earlier this week by Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the House judiciary committee.