About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the patent law to restore the term of patent grant for the period of time that non-patent regulatory requirements prevent the marketing of a patented product.
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Jun 27, 1980
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2892”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 19, 1980
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2892 — 96th Congress: Patent Term Restoration Act of 1980. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s2892
“S. 2892 — 96th Congress: Patent Term Restoration Act of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1980. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s2892>
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