H.R.1249 - America Invents Act

To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. view all titles (7)

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  • Official: To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. as introduced.
  • Popular: America Invents Act as introduced.
  • Short: America Invents Act as introduced.
  • Short: America Invents Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Leahy-Smith America Invents Act as passed house.
  • Short: Leahy-Smith America Invents Act as passed senate.
  • Short: Leahy-Smith America Invents Act as enacted.

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Result: Failed - June 23, 2011

Roll call number 488 (Amendment number H.Amdt 504) in the House

Question: On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 14 to H R 1249

Amendment purpose: An amendment numbered 12 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to eliminate the burden of post-grant reviews and reexaminations on individual inventors and small businesses with 100 or fewer employees.

 
Result: Failed - June 23, 2011

Roll call number 487 (Amendment number H.Amdt 503) in the House

Question: On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 13 to H R 1249

Amendment purpose: An amendment numbered 13 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to eliminate the ability of the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to set fees, retaining that authority for Congress.

 
Result: Failed - June 23, 2011

Roll call number 486 (Amendment number H.Amdt 502) in the House

Question: On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 12 to H R 1249

Amendment purpose: An amendment numbered 12 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to strike Section 3 of the legislation, which would convert the U.S. patent system from `first-to-invent' to `first-to-file.'.

 
Result: Agreed to - June 23, 2011

Roll call number 485 (Amendment number H.Amdt 499) in the House

Question: On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 9 to H R 1249

Amendment purpose: An amendment numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to restore language for calculation of 60-day period for application of patent term extension that the managers amendment strikes.

 
Result: Failed - June 23, 2011

Roll call number 483 (Amendment number H.Amdt 493) in the House

Question: On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 3 to H R 1249

Amendment purpose: An amendment numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to strike Section 5, the `prior user rights' language, and conform H.R. 1249 to H.R. 1908, as passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on September 7, 2007, and S. 23, as passed by the U.S. Senate on March 8, 2011.

 
Result: Failed - June 23, 2011

Roll call number 482 (Amendment number H.Amdt 492) in the House

Question: On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 2 to H R 1249

Amendment purpose: An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to insert language to move the United States to a first to file system only upon a Presidential finding that other major patent authorities have adopted a similar one-year grace period.

 
Result: Agreed to - June 23, 2011

Roll call number 481 (Amendment number H.Amdt 491) in the House

Question: On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 1 to H R 1249

Amendment purpose: An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to make technical edits and a few necessary changes to more substantive issues, such as prior user rights and an additional oversight requirement for the PTO.

 

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