Patent reform is a rare tech policy issue that can even make Net Neutrality seem sexy. But, quite often, it's the issues that make your ears bleed and eyes tear with legalese and regulatory arcana that carry the biggest stakes. Patent reform is no exception.
Today, Drew Clark at GigaOm does a helpful job in laying out the current politics of patent reform and the impact of a Democratic Congress on the debate.
For why patent reform is important, see our recent link to a good overview from Newsweek. And, here is a link to the Coalition for Patent Fairness led by Cisco, Intel, Dell, Oracle, eBay, HP and many others.