H.R. 2639 (113th): Patent Litigation and Innovation Act of 2013


Jul 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 10, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hakeem Jeffries

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2013
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 35, United States Code, to add procedural requirements for patent infringement suits, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/10/2013--Introduced.Patent Litigation and Innovation Act of 2013 - Directs a party alleging infringement in a civil action arising under any Act of Congress relating to patents to include in the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 10, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2639”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (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. 3309 (Related)
Innovation Act

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 5, 2013

S. 1013 (Related)
Patent Abuse Reduction Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2013

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