H.R. 1509 (100th): Intellectual Property and Trade Act


Mar 10, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 8, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Kastenmeier

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the patent and trademark laws of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/10/1987--Introduced.Intellectual Property and Trade Act - Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make unlawful acts of importation into, or sale in, the United States of articles that infringe a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 10, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 8, 1987
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1509”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (3R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4539 (99th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 9, 1986

H.R. 4848 (Related)
Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 23, 1988

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