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Apr 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 7, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.
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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2007
Length: 82 pages
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.
9/7/2007--Passed House amended.Patent Reform Act of 2007 - Amends federal patent law to establish a first-inventor-to file system and to add or revise provisions governing patent review proceedings and patent ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 636 (110th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1908”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1908 — 110th Congress: Patent Reform Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1908
“H.R. 1908 — 110th Congress: Patent Reform Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1908>
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