S. 866 (113th): Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013

The text of the bill below is as of May 6, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 866

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 6, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To make improvements to the transitional program for covered business method patents, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013 .

2.

Improvements to transitional program for covered business method patents

Section 18 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ( 35 U.S.C. 321 note) is amended—

(1)

by striking subsection (a)(3); and

(2)

in subsection (d)(1), by striking a financial product or and inserting an enterprise, product, or.