Patent Reform Act of 2007

Patent Reform Act of 2007

Major patent reform legislation is quickly moving through the House and Senate.

The Patent Reform Act of 2007 was ordered reported with amendments by the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday. The House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property passed its own version on Wednesday. The Senate and House versions were identical as introduced in April by now differ due to amendments. See C|Net News.com for further coverage.

Patent Reform Act of 2007, S. 1145, 110th Cong. (As introduced on April 18, 2007) (CRS Summary of S. 1145 as introduced; identical as introduced to H.R. 1908) (Status)

Patent Reform Act of 2007, H.R. 1908, 110th Cong. (As introduced on April 18, 2007) (Status)

Manager’s Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to S. 1145, the Patent Reform Act of 2007 (From Fish & Richardson web site)

Statement by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy: Senate Judiciary Panel Passes Bipartisan Patent Reform Bill (includes summary of the final manager’s amendment adopted by the Senate Judiciary Committee)

Manager’s Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 1908, the Patent Reform Act of 2007

Markup Transcript of: H.R. 1908, the Patent Reform Act of 2007, House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property (July 18, 2007)

Patent Reform: The Future of American Innovation, Hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, 110th Cong. (June 6, 2007)

Hearing on H.R. 1908, The Patent Reform Act of 2007, Hearings before the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, 110th Cong. (April 26, 2007)

CRS Report: Patent Reform in the 110th Congress: Innovation Issues (May 7, 2007) (From Fish & Richardson web site)

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