Sources: GovTrack, Association of American Universities, EFF
quote: We commend Chairman Goodlatte for the improvements in this Manager's Amendment in comparison to the previous version of H.R. 3309. Including among those improvements, in our view, are the elimination of the expansion of the kinds of patents that can be reviewed under the AIA's post-grant review procedures for covered business patents and retaining the transitional nature of those procedures -- although we are concerned about some remaining aspects of these provisions.
quote: Their patents tend to be explicit and novel. I'm sure there's some "bad" university patents out there, but in general the quality of those I've read/seen tends to be much higher than, say, your average software patent.