S. 1145 (110th): Patent Reform Act of 2007

Introduced:

Apr 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2008
Length: 128 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 1908 (same title)
Passed House — Sep 7, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 18, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jul 19, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1145”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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S. 515 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 2009

H.R. 1908 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 7, 2007

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