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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Number Date Offered Status Purpose
 
H.Amdt 502 Jun 23rd Fail 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.'. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 501 Jun 23rd Offered An amendment numbered 11 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to add a severability clause protecting the remainder of the bill if the Supreme Court determines that certain sections or provisions are unconstitutional. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 500 Jun 23rd Pass An amendment numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to direct the PTO to prescribe a requirement that parties provide sufficient evidence to prove and rebut a claim of derivation. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 499 Jun 23rd Pass 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. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 498 Jun 23rd Fail An amendment numbered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to clarify that the new legislation would apply only to new tax planning patents, not already filed patents which would disclose patent information leaving the applicants vulnerable. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 497 Jun 23rd Pass An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to mandate a USPTO-led study on what USPTO, SBA, and other agencies can do to help small businesses obtain, maintain, and enforce foreign patents. This study is to be conducted using existing resources. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 496 Jun 23rd Pass An amendment numbered 6 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to add requirements to the satellite office location selection process to ensure that (1) the purposes, as described in the bill, of establishing satellite offices are achieved, (2) recruitment costs are minimized by considering the availability of knowledgeable personnel in the region, and (3) the economic impact to the region is considered. It would also require that the Director in the required report to Congress on the rationale in selecting the location of any satellite office include an explanation of how the selected location will achieve the purposes of satellite offices and how the required considerations were met. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 495 Jun 23rd Pass An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to add a sense of Congress that it is important to protect the rights of small businesses and inventors from predatory behavior that could result in cutting off innovation and may provide an undue advantage to large financial institutions and high-tech firms. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 494 Jun 23rd Pass An amendment numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 112-111 to direct the USPTO to develop methods for studying the diversity of patent applicants, including those applicants who are minorities, women, or veterans. Any results of the study shall not be used for preferential treatment in the patent process. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 493 Jun 23rd Fail 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. (View on THOMAS)

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