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Professor Kimberly Moore cited in Capitol Hill hearing testimony

Gary Griswold, Past President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, cited a study by Professor Kimberly Moore in his June 9, 2005, testimony on Capitol Hill on H.R. 2795, the "Patent Act of 2005."

In his statement to the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, Griswold stated that,  "Professor Kimberly A. Moore, George Mason University School of Law, conducted an empirical study of willfulness, looking at patent infringement cases that terminated during litigation from 1999-2000. Professor Moore found that willful infringement was alleged in over 92% of the cases, observing that her 'results suggest that willfulness claims are plaguing patent law. It seems unlikely that in 92% of the cases, the patentee had sufficient factual basis at the time the complaint was filed to allege that the defendant's infringement was willful.' "

Testimony of Gary Griswold On: U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary web site, June 9, 2005.