Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 16, 2011
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 16, 2011.
Jan 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on January 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011
Length: 2 pages
To amend title 35, United States Code, to modify the penalty for false marking, and for other purposes.
1/7/2011--Introduced.Patent Lawsuit Reform Act of 2011 - Amends federal patent law to specify that the fine for falsely marked articles (articles falsely labeled or advertised to deceive the public into ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6352 (111th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 16, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 243 — 112th Congress: Patent Lawsuit Reform Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr243
“H.R. 243 — 112th Congress: Patent Lawsuit Reform Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr243>
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