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.
Number Date Offered Status Purpose
 
H.Amdt 793 Sep 7th 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. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 792 Sep 7th 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. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 791 Sep 7th 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. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 790 Sep 7th Pass An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 110-319 to eliminate provisions in the law permitting certain applicants to delay or prevent publication of their applications. The amendment would strike that provision and permit applicants to delay publication until the later of (1) three months after a second PTO decision or (2) 18 months after the filing date. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 789 Sep 7th Pass An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 110-319 to incorporate a number of revisions including revisions to the sections on damages, willful infringement, prior user rights, post-grant review, venue, inequitable conduct, applicant disclosure information and inventor's oath requirements, among others. (View on THOMAS)

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