House Amendment 527 , 113th Congress
Purpose
Numbered 8 printed in Part A of House Report 113-283 to promote transparency in patent ownership; prote cts customers who are targeted in infringement suits; directs the PTO to develop educational resources for small businesses; instructs the PTO and others to prepare reports on several issues including the use of deceptive demand letters.
Description
Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text entitled "Deceptive Patent Practices Reduction Act" which promoted transparency in patent ownership; protected customers who are targeted in infringement suits; directed the PTO to develop educational resources for small businesses; and instructed the PTO and others to prepare reports on several issues including the use of deceptive demand letters.
Chamber
U.S. House of Representatives
Sponsor(s)
Amends
HR 3309: Innovation Act
Latest Action
On agreeing to the Conyers amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 157 - 258 (Roll no. 628).
2013-12-05 13:02:25
Created: Dec 6, 2013 7:01:25 AM Submitted: Dec 5, 2013 5:00:00 AM Last Update: Oct 25, 2016 12:38:31 PM

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