H.R.1908 - Patent Reform Act of 2007

To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Patent Reform Act of 2007 as reported to house.
  • Short: Patent Reform Act of 2007 as passed house.
  • Official: To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. as introduced.
  • Short: Patent Reform Act of 2007 as introduced.
Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [5]
 
H.Amdt 793 Pass An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 110-319 to prohibit a post-grant review from being instituted based upon the best mode requirement of patent law.
H.Amdt 792 Pass An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 110-319 to require the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office to conduct a study of patent damage awards in cases from at least 1990 to the present where such awards have been based on a reasonable royalty under Section 284 of Title 35 of the United States Code. The Director of the PTO would be required to submit the findings to Congress no later than one year after the Act's enactment.
H.Amdt 791 Pass An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 110-319 to change the section relating to United States Patent and Trademark Office regulatory authority by adding the requirement that Congress be provided 60 days to review regulations before they take effect. Congress may bar implementation of the regulation by enactment of a joint resolution of disapproval.
Latest Actions View All Actions [35]
 
Sep 11, 2007Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 348.
Sep 10, 2007Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Sep 07, 2007The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1908.

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Result: Passed - September 07, 2007

Roll call number 863 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 1908 Patent Reform Act of 2007

 

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