S. 23 (112th): America Invents Act

Introduced:

Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 8, 2011 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2011
Length: 118 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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History

Jan 25, 2011
 
Introduced

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Feb 3, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Mar 8, 2011
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

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